Cancer & Blood Disorders (Hematology & Oncology)
Connecticut Children's Hematology and Oncology program offers world-class, comprehensive care to children in a cozy, comfortable setting. Our state-of-the-art Clinical Care Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders brings personalized care, cutting-edge research initiatives, support programs and an outpatient infusion center together in one location. Our experienced pediatric hematology and oncology specialists diagnose and treat pediatric cancer and hematological conditions including:
- Solid tumors
- Bleeding disorders, hemophilia, thrombotic disorders
- Leukemia, Lymphoma
- Brain tumors
- Sickle cell disease
Childhood cancers are not very common, and pediatric oncologists have special training in how to diagnose and treat childhood cancers. Connecticut Children’s board certified oncologists use surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy or a combination of treatments after carefully considering many factors such as the type of cancer, expected benefits and risks.
Our multidisciplinary team of specialists in pediatric surgery, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, radiation oncology, and other specialty areas work together to provide compassionate care, innovative treatment options, and novel clinical therapies to children of all ages facing cancer or hematologic challenges. Comprehensive, personalized support is available to children and families to help them cope with diagnoses and treatments while maintaining a high quality of life.