Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation
Our program is ranked among the top 25 pediatric cancer programs in the nation, thanks to the dedicated UofL team who oversee our multiple programs.
Our team consists of physicians, nurse practitioners, psychologists, social workers, chaplains, behaviorists, and art, music and massage therapists. They provide our patients and families with a structured support service to assist with their psychosocial needs. Using treatment protocols sponsored by the Children's Oncology Group and other pediatric hematology/oncology research groups, as well as UofL clinical investigators, we are able to provide children with a wide variety of innovative treatments.
We provide evaluation and treatment for a wide range of oncology and hematology conditions, including: leukemia, lymphoma, brain tumors, neuroblastoma, osteosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, other childhood solid tumors
. We also provide state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of non-malignant blood disorders, such as hemophilia, thalassemia, aplastic anemia, sickle cell anemia and other diseases of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.
Our active pediatric stem cell program
is the only program for children in the state that offers a full range of allogeneic and autologous stem cell transplants for patients with malignant and non-malignant diseases.
Our sickle cell treatment program
is one of the largest in the country, and offers a variety of novel studies to manage the complications associated with sickle cell disease.