Pediatric Hematology and Cancer Care

The Pediatric Cancer Program at UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center is a comprehensive children’s hematology/oncology program that, as a member of the Children’s Oncology Group, offers access to clinical trials for pediatric cancer treatment. Our small size ensures a concierge level of personalized care that larger institutions simply can’t match. We provide both inpatient and outpatient diagnostic evaluations, chemotherapy treatment, and when needed, prompt referrals for second opinions or advanced care and protocols. We also provide care tailored to adolescents and long-term survivorship programs. We focus on providing most advanced medical care combined with the best emotional support for your child and your family. Our goals is to care for your children as our own.

Our services include:

  • Coordinated care for all childhood cancers
  • Access to state-of-the-art hematology and cancer research and clinical trials (link to school page)
  • Long-term follow-up for survivors of childhood cancer
  • Diagnosis and treatment for all pediatric blood disorders and malignancies

Types of Cancers We Treat

We treat a wide range of cancers in infants, children, adolescents and young adults, including:

  • Aplastic anemia/myelodysplastic syndrome
  • Brain tumors
  • Ewing’s sarcoma
  • Germ cell tumors
  • Histiocytosis
  • Hodgkin’s lymphoma and other pediatric lymphomas
  • Leukemia – all types including B-cell, T-cell, pre-B ALL and AML
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Osteosarcoma (bone tumors)
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma and rare types of pediatric sarcomas
  • Wilms tumor
  • Other rare tumors of childhood

 

Types of Blood (Hematology) Disorders We Treat

Our pediatric hematology team provides evaluation and treatment for all pediatric blood disorders, including: