What patients and families need to know
Discover the conditions we treat and treatments we provide at Children's National Hospital. Providers at Children's National work with you and your family to decide on the best care plan for your child. Learn more about the Pediatric Cancer Program.
Cancer specialists at Children’s National in Washington, D.C., provide expert treatment for children who have acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Learn more about this condition, including its symptoms, what causes and how we treat it.
Our expert surgical oncology team provides the full spectrum of surgical treatment for children with cancer.
Chemotherapy is the use of anticancer drugs to treat cancer cells. Learn more about this treatment.
Children’s National Hospital has a team of individuals who are highly skilled and experienced in the treatment of bone tumors, including osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma. Learn more about these conditions.
A brain tumor is an abnormal growth of tissue in the brain or spinal cord. Learn more about this condition.
Germ cell tumors are tumors that are comprised mostly of germ cells. Germ cells are the cells that develop and become the cells that make up the reproductive system. Learn more about this condition.
Leukemia is the most common form of pediatric cancer. Leukemia is cancer of the blood and develops in the bone marrow. Learn more about this condition.
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is a rare type of cancer that occurs in the nasal cavity and the pharynx, the upper part of the throat behind the nose. Learn more about its causes and treatments.
Pediatric neuroblastoma is a cancerous tumor that begins in nerve tissue of infants and very young children.
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is cancer in the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is part of the immune system and functions to fight disease and infections. Learn more about its causes and treatments.