1414 S.W. Eighth Ave.
Topeka, Kan. 66606
Stormont-Vail Cancer Center
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 Stormont-Vail 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:
- 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
- Nutritional acquired anemias
- Neonatal hematology
- Platelet disorders, congenital and acquired
- White blood cell disorders, congenital and acquired
- Bone marrow failures, congenital and acquired