Cancer and Blood Disorders Expertise at Valley Children’s

A diagnosis of cancer or a blood disorder can be devastating for a family, especially when your child is affected. When crisis happens, parents want to find the best care and treatments that can help their child get back to being a kid.  At Valley Children’s, our team provides the expertise to diagnose and treat newborns to young adults with cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, brain tumors and blood related disorders such as hemophilia or thalassemia. As one of the leading pediatric cancer facilities on the west coast, our center serves as the only provider of pediatric oncology services between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.

Our Services

Valley Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center provides the breadth of specialized services and depth of experience to treat a range of cancer and blood disorder conditions, from the most common to the rarest conditions. The center includes an outpatient unit with treatment rooms, infusion center and play area and a fully-equipped, 36-bed inpatient unit, Starship Craycoft.

Our Cancer and Blood Disorders Center has consistently been in the top 5-8 percent worldwide in patient enrollments to the Children’s Oncology Group (COG), the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to childhood and adolescent cancer research. As an active member of COG and a participant of many industry-sponsored clinical trials, we offer our patients access to more than 90 open protocols to treat the most common to some of the rarest pediatric cancer conditions.

Conditions We Treat

Valley Children’s team of board-certified and fellowship-trained cancer specialists treat a wide range of pediatric cancers and blood diseases, from the common to the most rare and complex. Our specialists are available to provide a new diagnosis, offer a second opinion, care for a relapsed patient or provide childhood cancer survivorship services.

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Jeremy's Story

Jeremy's Story

Meet Jeremy. He’s a young hero whose imagination knows no bounds. He finds joy in constructing vibrant cities with magnetic tiles, creating a world of adventure for his beloved superhero action figures, led by his favorite, Spiderman. But Jeremy’s life is more than just play. He faces a formidable foe called Hemoglobin H Constant Spring, a type of alpha thalassemia. This condition was an unexpected adversary, diagnosed through newborn screening, and Jeremy’s first blood transfusion came at just six months old.

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Medical Staff

Our multidisciplinary team includes board-certified pediatric oncologists/hematologists, pathologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, pediatric surgeons, nurse navigators, social workers, psychologists, palliative care, rehab therapists and child life specialists that deliver comprehensive family-centered care in one convenient location.

Learn more about our comprehensive programs and conditions we treat.