Cancer

Pediatric Cancer Surgery

Our expert surgical oncology team provides the full spectrum of surgical treatment for children with cancer.

Pediatric Clinical Trials

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

Pediatric Sarcoma Treatment

Children’s National has advanced imaging equipment available for diagnosis, staging, treatment, and follow-up for all bone and soft tissue sarcomas in children, adolescents, and young adults. Children’s National sarcoma program is one of the few in the United States where patients can see a pediatric oncologist, orthopaedic oncologist, biologist, and physical therapist in one truly comprehensive visit.

Pediatric Radiation

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

Pediatric Bone Tumors

Children’s National Health System has a team of individuals who are highly skilled and experienced in the treatment of bone tumors, including osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma.

Brain Tumors

Brain tumors are the most common solid tumors in children.

Pediatric Germ Cell Tumors

Germ cell tumors are malignant (cancerous) or nonmalignant (benign, noncancerous) tumors that are comprised mostly of germ cells.

Jessica's Story

Patient story

"Miracles do happen! I thank the doctors and nurses at Children's National, and the special clinical trials for helping make this miracle happen."

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