Video Series: Our Team
Health Topics: Cancer
Shana is an oncologist in the Leukemia/Lymphoma Program at Children's National.
When Joey was 10-years-old, he was sent to Children's National and diagnosed with leukemia. Today, Joey is 16-years-old and cancer-free. He is enjoying his junior year of high school and playing baseball.
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The Pediatric Hematology Oncology training program is an ACGME accredited, three year training program for physicians that have completed three years of general pediatric training at an ACGME accredited institution.
We deliver comprehensive care for all blood cancers including chemotherapy, bone marrow transplant and experimental therapeutics.
With exclusive access to new treatments, the Experimental Therapeutics Program at Children’s National offers renewed hope for a good outcome to all families.
Leukemia is the most common form of pediatric cancer. It affects approximately 3,250 children each year in the US, accounting for about 30 percent of childhood cancers. It can occur at any age, although it is most commonly seen in children between 2 and 6 years of age.