Video Series: Our Team
Health Topics: Cancer
Shana is an oncologist in the Leukemia/Lymphoma Program at Children's National.
"Our best advice is to take each episode as it comes, and you will get through them all! It may sound like a cliché, but you do learn to live one day at a time and to relish every small milestone in your child's life."
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A $1.92 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) was awarded to a research team that focuses on new approaches for treatment of relapsed pediatric acute myelogenous leukemia (AML).
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.