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.

Clinical Trials

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

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 Three

Patient story

"As a parent of young children, you know that kids will do the darndest things. So do the best you can, keep your eyes open, but don't beat yourself up if you have to get a new broviac."

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