Caring for a child with cancer means more than medication delivery.
At Children’s National, our leukemia and lymphoma specialists are national experts in treating these types of blood cancers. We care for a high volume of patients every year, translating to superior experience and expertise. In addition, we participate in and lead many clinical trials investigating innovative cancer therapies.
At Children’s National, our experts provide compassionate, personalized care for your child. Features of our program include:
Our team has a holistic approach to care. We know that cancer doesn't just affect the body. It can affect your child’s mental health as well. Our specialists work with your child to offer the most comprehensive, compassionate care available.
Our tumor board meets regularly to discuss complex cases. The tumor board – consisting of surgeons, a pathologist, radiologist, and oncologists – works together to deliver a treatment plan.
Our team members include:
We also work closely with our:
"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."
Melissa Silva Wills
Children’s National provides a healthcare experience designed with kids in mind, and delivers confidence and assurance when parents need it most. We provide a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving children’s health.
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We see children from around the Washington, DC, area, nation, and world who need the kind of specialized expertise and child-focused care we offer.
Our providers represent medical and surgical specialties, family practice, and general pediatrics.
Pediatric specialists work closely to ensure an integrated approach to caring for each child and family.
Children’s National offers resources for families to help answer questions and ease their experience.
We provide suggested treatments to compliment top-notch medical education and experience.