Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
Cancer affects one in every 700 children. And we now know that at least 10 percent of childhood cancers are due to an inherited gene change.
The Pediatric Cancer Predisposition Program at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh works hard to:
We're the only program in western Pennsylvania focused solely on childhood cancer risk.
Our program does:
We follow proven guidelines or create our own tailored plans to watch for the earliest signs of cancer. We'll help you understand the monitoring plan and how often it should occur.
We can also connect you to other specialists as needed.
Adult family members may choose to visit the UPMC Hereditary Cancer Genetics Program. Our programs work closely together, allowing us to offer complete care for kids and their families.
Diagnosing and treating children with a cancer predisposition syndrome requires an expert care team.
Our team includes pediatric:
Your child's visit to our clinic includes time with a cancer doctor and genetic counselor. Both have deep knowledge of inherited cancer syndromes that affect children.
Our team makes an ongoing effort to improve care for kids who have a genetic risk for cancer or tumors.
We offer appointments every Thursday afternoon at UPMC Children’s Hospital’s main campus in Lawrenceville. Families may self-refer or have their doctor refer them.
Call us at 412-692-5055 to learn more.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
With myCHP, you can request appointments, review test results, and more.
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To pay your bill online, please visit UPMC's online bill payment system.
Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Visit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's website to make a donation online.