A young boy prepares to bat during an afternoon baseball game.
Specialized Childhood Cancer and Blood-Disorder Care

Find Answers, Hope and Exceptional Care

After a diagnosis of pediatric cancer or a blood disorder, you need answers, hope, and a team of the nation’s leading pediatric cancer and blood-disorder experts by your side more than anything in the world . Within the AdventHealth network of care, you’ll not only find some of the best pediatric oncologists in the country, you’ll also find nationally recognized programs in hematology, neuro-oncology, and neurofibromatosis.

Every square inch of our pediatric cancer treatment centers is designed with your child’s health and happiness in mind — from our colorful settings and spirit-lifting activities, to our unique child-friendly technology. From day one, our compassionate and dedicated team will surround you, your child, and your family with child-centered care, personalized patient navigation, and access to the latest pediatric cancer treatments and clinical trials. Through your most challenging days and sleepless nights, we’re here to help you and your family find comfort, peace of mind, and healing.

Putting Your Child's Health First

Expert Pediatric Cancer Care

3 items. To interact with these items, press Control-Option-Shift-Right Arrow
State-of-the-Art Imaging and Diagnostic Testing

We know the constant waiting for test results and answers is one of the hardest parts of this pediatric cancer journey. It’s why AdventHealth has invested in some of the fastest, most-accurate diagnostic testing and technology in the industry, so we can get you same-day test results whenever possible. And because we understand that it’s tough on your little one’s body and spirit to endure constant prodding, our pediatric oncologists and hematologists approach every visit and every test with calm hearts and soothing hands, taking every step we can to keep your child relaxed, entertained, and at ease.

Across the AdventHealth network of pediatric cancer and blood disorder treatment programs, you'll find the latest in testing, imaging, and minimally invasive diagnostic technology:

  • Blood Tests
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy
  • Complete Blood Count
  • Imaging Tests
  • Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap)
  • MRI
  • Neurological Exams
  • Physical Exams
  • Serum Tumor Marker Test
  • Tumor Biopsy
Types of Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders We Treat

Within the AdventHealth network, our hematology and oncology physicians have helped children successfully recover from a wide range of childhood cancers and blood disorders, from leukemia and anemia to rare brain tumors. Our network is home to AdventHealth for Children, one of the few medical centers qualified to treat children with sickle cell anemia and other blood disorders. We’re also home to the second-largest neurofibromatosis program in the country, helping more than 400 children and their families each year find compassionate care and hope.

From diagnosis and state-of-the-art treatments to groundbreaking clinical trials and beyond, we’re built to guide you and your family through the following types of childhood cancer and blood disorders:

  • Anemia
  • Blood and Clotting Disorders
  • Brain Tumors
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Thalassemia
Life-Saving Pediatric Cancer Treatments

Your child is the light of your life. We'll treat them like they're ours, too. Because no two childhood cancers are the same, your child’s team of oncologists may recommend one or a few of the following pediatric cancer treatment options:

  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clotting Factor Replacement Therapy
  • Desmopressin Acetate (DDVAP)
  • Immunotherapy
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Radiosurgery
  • Stem Cell Transplant
  • Surgical Tumor Removal
  • Transfusion of Red Blood Cells
Portrait of John Gibbens, Grant's father.

Author name John Gibbens

Author title Grant's Father

AdventHealth Pediatric Cancer Care Program

Quote

My hopes for Grant are to grow up and be everything that he was born to be.

Author name John Gibbens

Author title Grant's Father

A female AHS doctor listens to a little girl's heart in the exam room while her mother comforts her
Specialized Care. Kid-Friendly Doctors.

Children’s Health Care You Can Count On

When your child needs more than a bandage or a kiss to "make it all better," you can count on our pediatric teams to help heal what hurts. We're here to provide expert pediatric health care for your child. And give you the strength and support you need throughout their healing process.