Conditions & Treatments
Alpha thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder. This means it is passed down through the parent’s genes. It may cause anemia in their children.
An arrhythmia (also called dysrhythmia) is an abnormal rhythm of the heart.
More than 2,700 patients receive blood transfusions each year at Children’s National’s hospital and Regional Outpatient Centers, including approximately 7,500 red blood cells, 2,000 plasma, 3,000 platelets and 900 cryoprecipitate units.
Chemotherapy is the use of anticancer drugs to treat cancer cells.
With exclusive access to new treatments, the Experimental Therapeutics Program at Children’s National offers renewed hope for a good outcome to all families.
Explore our open Phase 1 and 2 cancer clinical trials at Children's National.
Radiation therapy (also called radiation oncology) uses special kinds of energy waves or particles to fight cancer.
Syncope is a temporary loss of consciousness and muscle tone caused by inadequate blood supply to the brain. Syncope is sometimes also called fainting.