» Cancer Center, Hematology, Oncology
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The Cancer program at the Children's Hospital of Michigan at the Detroit Medical Center is ranked among America's best in U.S. News & World Report's 2015-16 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. The Children's Hospital of Michigan also received the highest ranking of any pediatric hospital in Michigan for Cancer.
The Division of Hematology/Oncology at Children’s Hospital of Michigan is a national and international leader in the field. Over the years, the program has made major contributions to the understanding and treatment of pediatric blood diseases and cancer.
The oldest and largest pediatric hematology/oncology program in Michigan, the division combines state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment options with compassionate care by a comprehensive team of board-certified pediatric specialists on staff and more than 75 support staff. Division specialists work closely with other pediatric subspecialists to provide the highest level of coordinated, multidisciplinary care.
Services and programs include: bone marrow transplantation, cancer survivorship program, coagulation laboratory, hemophilia and other blood diseases, hematologic disorders, oncology treatment, sickle cell anemia and a thrombosis clinic.
As faculty members at Wayne State University, the physicians are involved in extensive clinical, translational and bench research in pediatric blood diseases, coagulation and bleeding disorders and cancer/leukemia. Much of this research is funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute and other agencies, including the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the National Hemophilia Foundation.
Members of the division have held many leadership positions with national programs – including the Children’s Oncology Group, Medical Director of the National Hemophilia Foundation and Chair of the International Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis Scientific Committee. They serve on editorial boards, publish journal articles and are frequent lecturers at national and international meetings.
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Locations: Detroit, Troy
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