Children's Hospital Colorado
Center for cancer and blood disorders
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Center for cancer and blood disorders

Oncology Services and Clinics for Cancer

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The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders is consistently ranked among the best programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report and Parents magazine for the treatment of pediatric cancer. Sub-specialty consultation/management expertise in every area is available 24 hours per day.

Oncology services

Our specialized teams provide comprehensive care for children, adolescents and young adults with leukemia and lymphoma, solid tumors, and cancers of the brain and nervous system. Our oncology services include:

  • Consultation, second opinions and complementary and alternative therapies for cancer
  • An outpatient infusion center with specialized staffing for high-acuity care
  • Weekend infusions to avoid hospitalization whenever possible
  • Referral to home infusion services and professional services
  • A propofol clinic (a specialized anesthesia clinic for children undergoing potentially painful procedures)
  • An MIBG Program for radiation targeted to certain cancer cells for neuroblastoma
  • A school re-introduction program when the child is well enough to attend school
  • Care for pediatric cancer survivors and support as they transition into adulthood
  • Fertility preservation consultation at the time of initial diagnosis

Specialty clinics

Patient and family support programs

Specialized surgical services

  • Liver, lung, kidney, eye, head and neck, cardiac, bowel and bladder surgery
  • Minimally invasive procedures (thorascopy/laparoscopy; image-guided techniques)
  • Neurosurgery; stereotactic techniques
  • Orthopedic surgery (with a focus on limb preservation when possible)
  • Retinoblastoma treatments, which include laser therapy, thermotherapy and cryotherapy
  • Specialized resection techniques
  • Venous access

Radiation oncology services

  • Treatment by a dedicated pediatric radiation oncologist
  • Anesthesia services for young children receiving radiation therapy
  • In-town housing options near Children’s Colorado for children receiving radiation treatment

Learn why parents choose our Pediatric Oncology Program.


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