Conditions We Treat at the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

The Pediatric Hematology/Oncology team at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh provides outstanding, family-focused care for children with cancer or blood diseases.

We'll work with you to create the best possible treatment plan for your child. And, we'll guide and support you and your loved ones during this emotional time.

Types of Pediatric Cancers and Blood Disorders We Treat

As the largest pediatric cancer center in western Pennsylvania, we're able to offer the most current treatments for childhood cancers and blood diseases.

Types of cancers and blood disorders we treat include:

  • Ewing Sarcoma — a rare type of cancer that forms in the bones or soft tissues. It's the second most common form of bone cancer in children.
  • Hemophilia — a severe, lifelong bleeding disorder.
  • Hemostasis and Thrombosis — serious blood clotting disorders that can lead to long-term problems.
  • Leukemia — a type of blood cancer that forms in the bone marrow. It's the most common type of cancer in children.
  • Melanoma — serious type of skin cancer of the melanocytes which are the cells that make the pigment melanin in the skin.
  • Sickle Cell Disease — an inherited blood disease that affects the red blood cells' ability to carry oxygen to the body's tissues.
  • Brain Tumors/Neuro-Oncology — cancerous tumors of the brain or spinal cord.