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At Children's National, we treat the whole child, paying special attention to your child's physical and emotional needs. Discover more information about available treatments from the Sickle Cell Disease Program. 

Blood Transfusion

 There are several reasons why a child may require a blood transfusion, including anticipated loss of blood during a surgery or diseases such as leukemia. Learn more about this life-saving treatment.

Bone Marrow Transplant

A bone marrow transplant (BMT) is a treatment for children with certain types of cancer or other diseases to replace a child’s diseased bone marrow with healthy bone marrow. Learn more about this treatment.

Cancer Surgery

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


Hydroxyurea is a medicine that prevents pain that occurs from sickle cell disease. Learn more about this treatment.