Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center

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Childhood Cancer

Our board-certified experts diagnose, treat, and heal children of all ages, from newborns to young adults, for many childhood malignancies including leukemia, lymphoma, neuroblastoma, and sarcomas.

We are an active participant in clinical trials through the National Cancer Institute Children’s Oncology Group, offering the most advanced treatments available. On-site social workers and genetic counselors provide psychosocial support and guidance during and after treatment. Child Life Specialists from the Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children’s Health provide support to the entire family, employing a mix of education, play, therapeutic, and self-expression activities to help children cope with their hospitalization and illness.

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

The Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Program at Weill Cornell Medical College/NewYork-Presbyterian is a leading center for the treatment of cancer and blood disorders in children. It has broad expertise in the treatment of children and adolescents with a variety of blood disorders, both malignant and non-malignant, with four specialized programs: Oncology, Thalassemia, Hemostasis and Thrombosis, and Platelet disorders. The division also has a robust research and training program.

The pediatric cancer program is in a phase of rapid growth. Its new Adolescent and Young Adult Program, led by Lisa Roth, M.D., is a collaborative effort of the departments of Medicine and Pediatrics to address the unique needs of the underserved 18-30-year-old patient population.

Physicians:

Contact:

525 East 68th Street, Payson-695
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (212) 746-3400

 

Conditions we treat

  • Atypical Teratoid/ Rhabdoid Tumor (AT/RT)
  • Brain Tumors in Children
  • Brainstem Gliomas
  • Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG)
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytomas
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Sarcomas
  • Tuberous sclerosis