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. Learn more about this condition.
An arrhythmia (also called dysrhythmia) is an abnormal rhythm of the heart.
There are several reasons why a child may require a blood transfusion, including anticipated loss of blood during a surgery or diseases such as leukemia. Learn more about this life-saving treatment.
Chemotherapy is the use of anticancer drugs to treat cancer cells. Learn more about this treatment.
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. Learn more about this treatment.
Syncope is a temporary loss of consciousness and muscle tone caused by inadequate blood supply to the brain. Syncope is sometimes also called fainting.