Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

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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 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 90 open protocols to treat the most common to some of the rarest pediatric cancer conditions.

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.

Patient Stories

Teaming Up to Beat Cancer

“Mommy, that’s me!” 5-year-old Kash Saldana told his father David and mother Esther when they took him to see how he was a local celebrity. Kash, with his bright smile and sharp haircut, was featured on several large Valley Children’s Healthcare roadside billboards throughout the Valley. The signs display the cute boy being licked by a puppy, with the words: “Kash. Cancer-Free.”

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Valley Children’s to Host Conference Saturday For Childhood Cancer Survivors

Valley Children’s will host a conference Saturday for survivors of pediatric cancer, their families and local health ...