Not only do our providers have subspecialty training and years of experience, they have a passion for caring for children with cancer. Our team works with each individual family to identify the treatment that is best for your child.
Families from across the region, country, and even the world travel to Children’s National for our expertise and innovative treatments for leukemia and lymphoma.
At Children’s National, our leukemia and lymphoma specialists are national experts in treating all types of pediatric blood cancers. We care for a high volume of patients every year, translating to superior care for your child. Highlights of our program include:
From Hodgkin lymphoma to acute lymphoblastic leukemia, we deliver expert care for all forms of leukemia and lymphoma.
We offer every available leukemia and lymphoma treatment. However, the care that is best for your child includes therapies and support tailored to meet his or her unique needs. Whether this is your family’s first clinic visit or your child has suffered a relapse, you can be assured he or she is receiving comprehensive care. Part of what makes care special at Children’s National is our team approach. Our dedicated pediatric leukemia and lymphoma experts have been working together a long time. This helps us deliver seamless care. We coordinate care and treatments for complex conditions through our tumor board. Children with aggressive blood cancers, such as acute myelogenous leukemia, or who aren’t benefiting from standard treatments receive advanced care planned by a team of specialists. Through regular tumor board meetings, we discuss your child’s needs and any changes in their condition. Working together, we develop a plan and deliver personalized treatment. Our tumor board includes:
If your child is newly diagnosed or is responding well to treatment, we see him or her in our outpatient clinic. During these visits we:
For more information or to make an appointment, call us at 202-476-2140, or meet the team.
Marco Gutierrez, a 19-year-old from Potomac, MD., was enjoying dinner with family and friends after a University of Michigan football game when pain started to pulse through his chest and back.
Director, Leukemia and Lymphoma Program Oncologist
Melissa Silva Wills