Treatments

At Children's National, we treat the whole child, paying special attention to both their physical and emotional needs.  Here are some of the particular treatments we use to care for our patients.

Radiation

Radiation therapy (also called radiation oncology) uses special kinds of energy waves or particles to fight cancer.

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is the use of anticancer drugs to treat cancer cells.

Cancer Surgery

Our expert surgical oncology team provides the full spectrum of surgical treatment for children with cancer.

Clinical Trials

Our oncology (cancer) team provides expert care for children with cancer, including access to clinical trials.

Experimental Therapeutics

Our oncology (cancer) team offers access to experimental therapeutics, including the newest anticancer drugs.