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THE INSTITUTE + Oncology, Hematology, & Solid Tumor Program

A collaboration of the Sheikh Zayed Institute and the Oncology group at Children’s National, the Image-Guided Non-Invasive Therapeutic Energy (IGNITE) program aims to improve the quality of life and outcomes for pediatric patients through the development and clinical introduction of novel minimally invasive and noninvasive surgery technologies and combination therapy approaches.

The program consists of a high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) team of experts in oncology, developmental therapeutics, interventional radiology, immunology, anesthesiology, surgery, and bioengineering from Children’s National and the National Institutes of Health.