Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders
Connecticut Children’s Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders specializes in providing world-class, comprehensive care for children and adolescents living with conditions such as:
- Bleeding disorders
- Brain tumors
- Sickle Cell disease
- Solid tumors
Meet Our Team
Our team works closely with pediatric surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics, radiation, and other areas to provide compassionate care, innovative treatment options, and novel clinical therapies to patients affected by cancer and blood disorders.
Pediatric oncologists have special training in how to diagnose and treat childhood cancers. Our 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.
Support & Resources
- Cancer Support Services for Parents & Families
- Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Program
- REACH for the STARS Survivorship Program
Research & Clinical Trials
Connecticut Children’s is home to some of the top researchers in the nation. For patients looking for hope in a new treatment, we provide options close to home. Learn more about research & clinical trials >>
Blood Disorders (Hematology)
Connecticut Children’s hematologists treat non-cancerous blood disorders in children of all ages. We offer patients exceptional clinical care, access to novel therapies and clinical trials, family support programs, and a state-of-the-art outpatient infusion center in one convenient location. Learn more about blood disorders >>
Dr. Ching Lau, Department Head of Connecticut Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, professor at The Jackson Laboratory and Head of the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at UConn School of Medicine is spearheading the IBM crowdsourcing project.