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Hematology & Oncology

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Hematology & Oncology Overview
Hematology & Oncology | Cleveland Clinic Children's

Overview

From diagnosis to treatment to recovery, handling a pediatric illness is a difficult journey. Cleveland Clinic Children’s multidisciplinary hematology and oncology program is designed to streamline care and improve patient outcomes. Our team of highly trained specialists provide a range of services including clinical trials and internationally-recognized research efforts that ensure patients have access to the latest advances in treatment, as well as multiple support programs that help patients and their families navigate the challenges associated with a childhood cancer or hematologic disease diagnosis.

Why Choose Cleveland Clinic Children's?
Cleveland Clinic Children's was recognized as a national leader by U.S. News & World Report

Why Choose Cleveland Clinic Children's?

  • Support for patients and families: Our team understands the stress, anxiety and fear that comes with a pediatric disease diagnosis and offers multiple programs and services that address the emotional, spiritual, educational and other needs of ill children and their families.
  • Lifetime of care: Patient care doesn’t end after treatment. Our team provides long-term follow-up care for children and adults who’ve had a pediatric cancer diagnosis.
  • Expertise with rare cancers: Cleveland Clinic Children’s provides exceptional care for children with rare and complex cancers, including access to the latest therapies and clinical trials.
  • Clinical trials: Our program offers access to nearly 100 active pediatric hematology/oncology clinical trials in collaboration with the Children’s Oncology Group and pharmaceutical sponsors or initiated by our own researchers.
  • Care for adolescents and young adults with cancer: Along with younger children, we treat adolescent and young adult cancer patients. Cleveland Clinic Children’s Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Program provides care for patients ages 15-39.
  • Multidisciplinary approach: Children with cancer or hematologic diseases need more than a treatment plan — they require a team of experts with diverse subspecialty offerings. Our team takes a multidisciplinary approach to your child’s care and works with many different specialties within Cleveland Clinic.
  • Connected with one of the nation’s top ranked cancer programs: Our team closely collaborates with the Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center, ranked one of the nation’s best adult oncology programs by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Recognized as a national leader: U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Cleveland Clinic Children’s cancer program among the top programs in the nation. Additionally, U.S. News recognized Cleveland Clinic Children’s in 10 out of 10 specialties in its 2021-22 edition of “Best Children’s Hospitals.”
Programs & Clinics

Programs & Clinics

Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Program

The AYA Cancer Program cares for patients ages 15-39.

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Blood & Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program

Care for children and adolescents who require blood or marrow transplants to treat their illness.

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Bone Marrow Failure Clinic

Diagnosis and treatment of the conditions that can cause bone marrow failure.

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Brain & Central Nervous System Tumor Program

Comprehensive and compassionate diagnosis and treatment for children and young adults with brain and central nervous system tumors.

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Hematology Program

Inpatient and outpatient services for children and adolescents with nonmalignant hematologic disorders.

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High-Five Cancer Survivor’s Clinic

Long-term follow-up clinic for childhood cancer patients who have completed therapy.

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Program

Prompt expert evaluation and initiation of therapy for leukemia and lymphoma patients.

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Solid Tumor Program

Coordinated and family-centered care for children, adolescents and young adults with rare and common varieties of cancer.

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Resources

Resources

We offer a number of different resources for patients and their families dealing with cancer and blood disorders.

Give to Support Pediatric Cancer Research

Give to Support Pediatric Cancer Research

100% of the dollars raised by VeloSano Kids participants supports pediatric cancer research at Cleveland Clinic Children’s.

Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Lucy look forward to getting back to school and getting into hip-hop dance. (Courtesy: Big Dreamers United)

Young Girl Is Cancer-Free After Year-Long Battle with Ewing's Sarcoma

Sep 22, 2020

“To other kids who have it, it's really hard. But you guys can do it!"
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Owen Timura non-Hodgkin lymphoma cancer patient at Cleveland Clinic Children's.

12-Year-Old Boy Survives Cancer Found in One Percent of Kids

Jul 19, 2019

“No matter how many times they say they really don’t think the cancer will come back, it’s hard not to think about it. We’re so lucky that he’s in remission.”
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Teen with thyroid cancer gives inspiring graduation speech.

Teen Battling Thyroid Cancer Delivers Inspiring Graduation Speech

Jun 3, 2019

"I stand here today not only to tell my story, but to give thanks to everyone who has supported me, watched my journey, and given me the tools that allowed me to survive."
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