We have an entire team of experts dedicated to treating children with cancer, including caregivers and researchers working to increase our knowledge of pediatric cancers.
Learning your son or daughter has cancer is a difficult experience for any parent. You probably have a lot of questions about what happens next and, most importantly, you want the best possible care for your child.
At Children's National, our comprehensive cancer programs offer highly-specialized care and support from a large team of experts. Our personalized treatment plans draw from the most innovative procedures and therapies available today.
Our comprehensive cancer programs diagnose and care for more children each year than all the other metro area hospitals. This high volume translates into a high level of experience and expertise in both common and rare cancer types.
Children’s National is home to some of the world’s leading pediatric cancer experts. We are also the only program in the region with specialized programs for different types of cancer. This ensures your child receives the best possible care for his or her specific diagnosis.
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At Children’s National, the Oncology team creates individualized treatment plans for our patients based on our innovative cancer research.
Cancer is a disease that involves the entire family. We offer services, amenities, and resources to ease some of the stress that comes with having a sick child.
Bone marrow experts and a selfless donation save a local teen’s life.
Vice President, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Blood and Marrow Transplantation Specialist
Clinical Director, Gilbert Neurofibromatosis InstituteNeuro-oncologist
Division Chief, Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Medical Director, Brain Tumor Institute Oncologist
Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Care
Melissa Silva Wills
Washingtonian magazine’s annual list of the region’s “Top Doctors” recognized 57 Children’s National Health System physicians from a wide array of specialties including Allergy/Immunology, Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Hematology/Oncology, Nephrology, Neurology, Orthopaedics, Surgery and Urology.