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Centre For Child Health >> Treatment Offered >> Paediatric Haematology & Oncology

Paediatric Haematology & Oncology

Our team provides comprehensive services for evaluation, diagnosis and therapy for all type of cancers in infants, children and young adults up to the age of 18 years. Our team also provides services for treatment of all type of Non malignant blood disorders in children including services of bone marrow transplant.

We have a large and dedicated team including:

  • Lead cancer nurse for teenagers and young adults
  • Radiologists
  • Surgeons (all specialties)
  • Paediatric intensivist and other paediatric superspecialities
  • Paediatric dietician
  • Histopathologists/Haematopathologist
  • Specialist in Transfusion medicine
  • Radiotherapists
  • Psychologists
  • Social worker

The service includes the following:
The diagnosis and treatment of all malignancies in children up to their 18th birthday

  • Acute Lymphoblastic leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid leukemia
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Wilms tumor
  • Lymphoma (including both Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin)
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Brain and spinal cord tumors
  • Hepatoblastoma
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Bone cancer (including osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma)
  • Germ cell tumour

The diagnosis and treatment of all non-malignant haematological conditions including:

  • Haemoglobinopathies - Thalassaemia and sickle cell disease (SCD)
  • Aplastic anaemia
  • Myelodysplasia and myeloproliferative disorders
  • Neonatal haematological problems
  • Clotting abnormalities (haemostasis and thrombosis)
  • Haemophilia
  • ImmuneThrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Haemophagocytic Lympho Histiocytosis (HLH)
  • Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH)
  • Inherited marrow failure syndrome
    • Fanconi anaemia
    • Diamond - Blackfan anaemia
    • Severe congenital neutropenia(Kostmann syndrome)
    • Congenital amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia
    • Shwachman-diamond syndrome
  • Metabolic disorders
    • Hurler's syndrome (MPS-IH)
    • Adrenoleukodystrophy
    • Metachromatic leukodystrophy
    • Gaucher’s disease
    • Nieman picks disease
    • Osteopetrosis
  • Primary immunodeficiency disease
    • Wiscott-Aldrich syndrome
    • Severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID)
    • DiGeorge syndrome
    • Ataxia-telangectasia
    • Chronic granulomatous disease
    • Transient hypogammaglobulinemia of infancy
    • Agammaglobulinemia
    • Complement deficiencies
    • Selective IgA deficiency
  • Other benign haematological conditions (acute haemolysis, persistent neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, autoimmune haemolytic anaemias, congenital anaemia).

Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplant
Facility for Autologous, and Allogenic (Related, Unrelated,cord blood and haploidentical) transplant is available.

Day Care Services
Day care services for chemotherapy, Blood transfusion, Bone marrow aspiration, Intrathecal chemotherapy,Therapeutic phlebotomy is available on all working days from 8 AM to 8 PM.

Outpatient Services 
These are held on all working days, six days a week, Monday to Saturday. Specialized Pediatrician and supporting staff examine, diagnose and treat several patients an Ambulatory basis. There are primary settings for the treatment of children suffering from Cancer and Chronic Blood disorders, designed to provide coordinated Medical Care & Psychosocial Support for the children and their families. The staff consists of physicians and nurses, as well as a team of specialists, in the fields of Oncology, Haematology, Social Work, and Psychology.

Counseling 
It is quite clear that the families of children diagnosed with cancer need psychological support to encourage them, keep their morale up and help them through the treatment. For this purpose there is an in-house clinical physiologist for counseling.

Team of Doctors

We have world class specialists from around the globe and facilitates correct diagnosis of various ailments for best and shortest road to recovery. Get a closer glimpse of our cutting-edge-technology in the gallery below.

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