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Health Topics: Cancer
Shana is an oncologist in the Leukemia/Lymphoma Program at Children's National.
"His temperature reached 104.4 degrees Fahrenheit. That's when my mom and I both knew this was something more then an ear infection and teething."
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The Pediatric Hematology Oncology training program is an ACGME accredited, three year training program for physicians that have completed three years of general pediatric training at an ACGME accredited institution.
"Probably the only thing that could possibly be worse than a cancer diagnosis for yourself is hearing these words about your child."
When Joey was 10-years-old, he was sent to Children's National and diagnosed with leukemia. Today, Joey is 16-years-old and cancer-free. He is enjoying his junior year of high school and playing baseball.
"Take advantage of all of the resources available and the help that is out there. No one can do this alone. Get involved. Learn. Advocate for your child and never ever be afraid to ask questions."