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Radiation therapy (also called radiation oncology) uses special kinds of energy waves or particles to fight cancer. Learn more about this treatment.
Radiofrequency ablation is a procedure in which a radiologist inserts probes into lesions, usually tumors of the bone, to heat and destroy the tissue in that region.
In order to better understand how certain problems can affect your child's vision, it is important to understand how normal vision occurs.
Our specialists provide expert care for children with renal vascular disease. Learn more about its symptoms, causes, and treatments.
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is the most common cause of bronchiolitis (inflammation of the lower airways) and pneumonia in babies. Learn more about this condition.
The medical team at Children's National is at the forefront of implanting biventricular pacemakers for improving cardiac function in children with cardiomyopathy. Physicians resynchronize the heart to improve cardiac function, as well as the patient's clinical status.
A retinal disorder occurs when the retina malfunctions. The retina is the light-sensitive tissue on the inside and back of the eye.
Retinoblastoma is a rare cancer of the retina (the innermost layer of the eye, located at the back of the eye, that receives light and images necessary for vision).
Our specialized pediatric ophthalmologists are experts at screening and treating retinopathy of prematurity in premature infants.
Rhabdomyosarcoma is a cancerous tumor that originates in the soft tissues of the body, including the muscles, tendons and connective tissues.