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.

Chemotherapy

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

Experimental Therapeutics

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

Radiation

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

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Our pediatric surgical experts perform minimally invasive procedures for infants, children, and teenagers.

Elias's Story Part Two

Patient story

"One positive thing I have to say about this process is that the rotation of Children's attending physicians for the oncology inpatient unit is outstanding, and the fellows also are very good. They were accessible (by phone, too, when we were at home), understanding, and of course knowledgeable."

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