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Cotton O’Neil Cancer Center

Pediatric Oncology

A Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist diagnoses and manages children and adolescents with cancer and blood disorders. Most pediatric hematology-oncology specialists are involved in caring for and treating patients with a wide range of illnesses.

At the Cotton O’Neil Cancer Center, this specialist is part of a multidisciplinary team providing support and care to the patient and family. Patients cared for are ages birth to 21 years of age.

The Pediatric Hematologist/Oncology program can offer you:

  • Consultation/referrals
  • Counseling parents and patients with abnormal hemoglobinopathy screen
  • Support for parents and patients battling childhood cancer

Patients and families are often referred to a Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist by their pediatrician or family practice physician.

Pediatric Oncology includes consultation and treatment of childhood cancers or conditions:

  • Acute leukemia
  • Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • Embryonal solid tumors (neuroblastoma, retinoblastoma)
  • Soft tissue and bone cancers
  • Brain cancer

Pediatric Hematology includes blood disorders of childhood, including:

  • Genetic hematological disorders:
  • Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)
  • Red cell membrane defects (Hereditary spherocytosis)
  • Red cell enzyme defects (G6PD deficiency)
  • Bleeding disorders (hemophilia, VWD)
  • Clotting disorders
  • Transfusions
  • Nutritional acquired anemias
  • Neonatal hematology
  • Platelet disorders, congenital and acquired
  • White blood cell disorders, congenital and acquired
  • Bone marrow failures, congenital and acquired

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