Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders

Cancer and Blood-Related Conditions We Treat

Hereditary Cancer and Genetic Counseling
(303) 724-2350

Oncology Programs
(720) 777-6688

Bone Marrow Transplant
(720) 777-6892

Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center
(303) 724-0724

Solid Tumor Program
(720) 777-6030

Hematology
(720) 777-6672

Leukemia and Lymphoma Program
(720) 777-8676

Helping Oncology Patients Excel (H.O.P.E.)
(720) 777-5441

Neuro-Oncology
(720) 777-6772

Experimental Therapeutics
(720) 777-6772

Wellness/Psychosocial Support Program
(720) 777-6688

Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders


Conditions treated in the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s Hospital Colorado is consistently ranked among the top 10 best pediatric cancer programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and Parents magazine. See all of our rankings and honors.

From infancy through young adulthood, our team’s disease-specific diagnostic, treatment and support services provide care in conjunction with your primary care physician for children, adolescents, and young adults facing a diagnosis of cancer or a non-malignant blood disorder.

Below is a list of conditions we treat:

Oncology

  • Bone tumors
  • Brain and spinal cord tumors
    • Anaplastic pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma
    • Astrocytoma (fibrillary, protoplasmic, gemistocytic, pilocytic, gigantocellular, anaplastic)
    • Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor of the brain
    • Chordoma
    • Choroid plexus adenoma
    • Choroid plexus carcinoma
    • Choroid plexus papilloma
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma
    • Ependymoblastoma
    • Ependymoma
    • Gangliocytoma
    • Ganglioglioma
    • Ganglioneuroblastoma
    • Gliofibroma
    • Glioblastoma
    • Gliosarcoma
    • Medulloblastoma
    • Medulloepithelioma
    • Neuroblastoma
    • Neurocytoma
    • Oligoastrocytoma
    • Oligodendroglioma
    • Optic pathway glioma
    • Pineal region papilloma
    • Pineoblastoma
    • Pineocytoma
    • Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma
    • Primitive neuro-ectodermal tumors
    • Subependymal giant cell tumor
  • Endocrine tumors
    • Adrenocortical carcinoma
    • Follicular thyroid carcinoma
    • Gastric neuroendocrine tumor
    • Medullary thyroid carcinoma
    • Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor
    • Papillary thyroid carcinoma
    • Paraganglioma
    • Parathyroid carcinoma
    • Pheochromocytoma
    • Pituitary adenoma
    • Pituitary carcinoma
  • Gonadal (testicular and ovarian) and extra-gonadal tumors and teratomas
    • Choriocarcinoma
    • Embryonal carcinoma
    • Germinoma
    • Gonadoblastoma
    • Granulosa cell tumor
    • Leydig cell tumor
    • Mixed germ cell tumor
    • Polyembryoma
    • Seminoma
    • Sertoli cell tumor
    • Teratocarcinoma
    • Teratoma
    • Yolk sac tumor (endodermal sinus tumor)
  • Histiocytic disorders
    • Langerhans cell histiocytosis
    • Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
    • Sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (Rosai-Dorgman disease)
    • Juvenile xanthogranuloma
    • Dendritic or langerhans cell sarcoma
    • Malignant histiocytosis
    • Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome (ALPS)
  • Kidney tumors
    • Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor of the kidney
    • Clear cell sarcoma
    • Mesoblastic nephroma
    • Renal cell carcinoma
    • Wilms’ tumor/nephroblastoma
  • Leukemias
    • Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    • Acute myeloid leukemia
    • Chronic myelocytic leukemia
    • Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia
    • Familial chronic myelocytic leukemia
    • Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia
    • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
    • Chronic basophilic leukemia
  • Myeloproliferative and myelodysplastic disorders
    • Congenital and primary familial polycythemia
    • Transient myeloproliferative disorder in Down syndrome
    • Essential thrombocythemia
    • Systemic mastocytosis
    • Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome
    • Acute myelofibrosis
  • Liver tumors
    • Angiosarcoma
    • Biliary rhabdomyosarcoma
    • Hepatoblastoma
    • Hepatocellular carcinoma
    • Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Lymphomas
    • Hodgkin lymphoma
    • T lymphoblastic lymphoma
    • B lymphoblastic lymphoma
    • Burkitt lymphoma
    • Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
    • Primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma
    • Pediatric follicular lymphoma
    • Pediatric nodal marginal zone lymphoma
    • Anaplastic large Cell lymphoma
    • Peripheral T-cell lymphoma
    • Immunodeficiency-related lymphomas
  • Rare and unusual solid tumors, both benign and malignant
    • Ameloblastoma and ameloblastic carcinoma
    • Bladder carcinoma
    • Breast cancer
    • Carcinoid
    • Cardiac tumor
    • Cervical carcinoma
    • Colorectal carcinoma
    • Esophageal cancer
    • Gastric carcinoma and gastrointestinal stromal tumor
    • Laryngeal carcinoma
    • Lung cancer
    • Mesothelioma
    • Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    • Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome
    • NUT-rearranged midline carcinomas
    • Pancreatic cancer
    • Peritoneal carcinomatosis
    • Pleuropulmonary blastoma
    • Salivary gland mucoepidermoid carcinoma
    • Skin cancer
    • Thymoma
  • Recurrent/relapsed/refractory tumors and leukemia
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinocytoma
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Soft tissue sarcomas
    • Alveolar soft part sarcoma
    • Angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma
    • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
    • Desmoid tumor
    • Desmoplastic small blue cell tumor
    • Epithelioid sarcoma
    • Ewing’s sarcoma
    • Fibrosarcoma
    • Gastrointestinal stromal tumor
    • Hemangiosarcoma
    • Infantile myofibromatosis
    • Leiomyosarcoma
    • Liposarcoma
    • Malignant fibrous histiocytoma
    • Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor
    • Melanoma of soft tissue (clear cell sarcoma)
    • Myofibroma
    • Pericytoma
    • Spindle cell sarcoma
    • Synovial sarcoma

Hematology

  • Anemias
    • ABO hemolytic disease
    • Anemia of chronic disease
    • Anemia of chronic renal failure
    • Autoimmune hemolytic anemia
    • Cold hemagglutinin disease
    • Dyserythropoietic anemia
    • Evan’s syndrome
    • Folate deficiency
    • G6PD deficiency
    • Glucose phosphate isomerase deficiency
    • Hemoglobin C disease
    • Hemoglobin D disease
    • Hemoglobin E disease
    • Hemoglobin SC disease
    • Hemoglobinopathies
    • Hereditary elliptocytosis
    • Hereditary pyropoikilocytosis
    • Hereditary spherocytosis
    • Hereditary stomatocytosis
    • Hexokinase deficiency
    • Hydrops fetalis
    • Hypersplenism
    • Infantile pyknocytosis
    • Iron deficiency
    • Megaloblastic anemia
    • Microangiopathic hemolytic anemia
    • Myelodysplastic disorders
      • Congenital and primary familial polycythemia
      • Essential thrombocythemia
      • Systemic mastocytosis
      • Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome
      • Acute myelofibrosis
    • Pernicious anemia
    • Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
    • Phosphofructokinase deficiency
    • Porphyria
    • Pyruvate kinase deficiency
    • RH hemolytic disease
    • Sickle cell disease
    • Sickle beta thalassemia disease
    • Sideroblastic anemia
    • Alpha thalassemia
    • Beta thalassemia
    • Heinz body anemia
  • Bleeding disorders, congenital and acquired
    • Anticoagulation management
    • Antiplasmin deficiency
    • Afibrinogenemia
    • Disseminated intravascular coagulation
    • Dysfibrinogenemia
    • Factor V deficiency
    • Factor VII deficiency
    • Factor VIII deficiency
    • Factor IX deficiency
    • Factor X deficiency
    • Factor XI deficiency
    • Factor XII deficiency
    • Factor XIII deficienct
    • Hypofibrinogenemia
    • Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) deficiency
    • Antiplasmin deficiency
    • Prothrombin deficiency
    • Vitamin K deficiency
    • Von Willebrand disease
    • Hyperfibrinolysis
    • Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), acute and chronicEvans syndrome
    • Hypersplenism
    • Platelet dysfunction
      • Alpha granule defects
      • Storage pool deficiency
    • Inherited platelet syndromes
      • Bernard-Soulier syndrome
      • Glanzmann thrombasthenia
    • Neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
    • Neonatal autoimmune thrombocytopenia
    • Kassabach-Merritt phenomena
    • Hemorrhagic stroke
    • Perinatal stroke
  • Bone marrow failure syndromes
    • Amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia
    • Bloom’s syndrome
    • Cartilage-hair hypoplasia
    • Chronic idiopathic neutropenia
    • Congenital and acquired aplastic anemia
    • Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia
    • Congenital neutropenia (Kostmann disease)
    • Cyclic neutropenia
    • Diamond-Blackfan anemia
    • Dyskeratosis congenita
    • Fanconi anemia
    • Noonan syndrome
    • Osteopetrosis
    • Pearson syndrome
    • Reticular dysgenesis
    • Schwachman-Diamond syndrome
    • Seckel syndrome
    • Thrombocytopenia with absent radii
    • Transient erythroblastopenia of childhood
    • Aplastic anemia
  • Polycythemias
    • Polycythemia vera
  • Secondary polycythemiaThrombocytoses
    • Essential thrombocytosis
    • Secondary thrombocytosis
  • Thrombotic disorders
    • Anticoagulation management
    • Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
    • Antithrombin deficiency
    • Deep venous thrombosis
    • Dysfibrinogenemia
    • Factor V Leiden mutation
    • Hyperhomocysteinemia
    • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
    • Plasminogen deficiency
    • Portal vein thrombosis
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Protein C deficiency
    • Protein S deficiency
    • Prothrombin gene mutation
    • Purpura fulminans
    • Renal vein thrombosis
    • Stroke
      • Acute ischemic stroke
      • Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
    • Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP)
    • Hemolytic uremic syndrome
    • Catastrophic Antiphsopholipid antibody disorder
    • Thrombotic Storm
    • May-Thurner syndrome
    • Paget-Schroetter syndrome
    • Lemierre’s disease
    • Superficial thrombophlebitis
    • Catheter-associated venous and arterial thrombosis
    • Mesenteric thrombosis
    • Hypofibrinolysis
    • TIA/RIND
  • White cell disorders
    • Autoimmune neutropenia
    • Chediak-Higashi syndrome
    • Chronic benign neutropenia of childhood
    • Chronic granulomatous disease
    • Chronic idiopathic neutropenia
    • Cyclic neutropenia
    • Eosinophilia
    • Evan’s syndrome
    • Familial benign neutropenia
    • Hypereosinophilia syndrome
    • Hyper IgE syndrome
    • Hypersplenism
    • Immune neonatal neutropenia
    • Leukocyte adhesion deficiency
    • Myelokathexis
    • Myeloperoxidase deficiency
    • Neutrophilia
    • Reticular dysgenesis
    • Severe congenital neutropenia (Kostmann syndrome)
    • Schwachman-Diamond syndrome

Bone Marrow Transplant

  • Leukemias
    • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
    • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
    • Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia
    • Myelodysplasia
  • Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas
  • Solid tumors (including neuroblastoma, Ewing’s sarcoma and Wilms’ tumor)
  • Brain tumors
  • Severe aplastic anemia
  • Storage disorders
    • Adrenal leukodystrophy
    • Alpha-Mannosidosis
    • Fucosidosis
    • Hurler’s disease
    • I cell disease
    • Maroteaux-Lamy disease
    • Metachromatic leukodystrophy
    • Selected others
  • Epidermolysis bullosa
  • Genetic diseases
    • Immunodeficiencies
    • Osteopetrosis
    • Sickle cell anemia
    • Thalassemia
    • Fanconi’s anemia
    • Dyskeratosis congenita
    • Amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia
    • Shwachman-Diamond syndrome
    • Blackfan-Diamond anemia
    • Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia

Experimental Therapeutics Program

  • Relapsed and/or refractory leukemias
  • Lymphomas
  • Solid tumors, including those of the central nervous system

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