Specialized Care at Valley Children’s for Pediatric Cancers and Blood Diseases

Board-certified and fellowship-trained cancer specialists at Valley Children’s treat a wide range of pediatric cancers and blood diseases. Our team of pediatric oncology specialists cares for children of all ages for all types of leukemia, lymphoma and tumor-based diseases, including:

  • Leukemia
    • Acute lymphoblastic (ALL)
    • Acute myeloid (AML)
    • Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)
  • Lymphoma
    • Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
    • Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
  • Brain and spinal cord tumors
    • Astrocytomas
    • Craniopharyngiomas
    • Ependymomas
    • Gliomas
    • Medulloblastomas
    • Oligodendrogliomas
    • Primitive neuroecto-dermal tumors (PNET)
    • Schwannomas (neurilemmomas)
  • Bone tumors
    • Ewing’s sarcoma
    • Osteosarcoma
  • Germ cell tumor (tumor of the ovaries or testes)
  • Hepatoblastoma (liver cancer)
  • Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH)
  • Leukopenias
  • Neuroblastoma  (tumor of the adrenal gland or related tissues)
  • Pediatric oncology sepsis
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma (soft tissue tumor)
  • Wilms Tumor (kidney cancer)

Blood disorders treated by oncology specialists at Valley Children’s include:

  • Anemias
    • Diamond-Blackfan anemia (DBA)
    • Iron deficiency
    • Hereditary spherocytosis
    • Thalassemia
    • Sickle cell anemia
  • Bleeding disorders
    • von Willebrand disease
    • Hemophilia
    • Platelet dysfunction
  • Bone marrow failure
    • Aplastic anemia
    • Fanconi anemia
  • Hemoglobinopathies
  • Lead poisoning
  • Neutropenia (low white blood cell count)
  • Thrombotic disorders
  • Thrombophilia (hypercoagulation syndrome)
  • Thrombocytopenia: Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)
  • Transfusional iron overload