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Exceptional Care for Pediatric Cancers and Blood Disorders

To contact one of New Jersey’s best pediatric cancer specialists call
844-CANCERNJ or 844-226-2376 or request an appointment.

RWJBarnabas Health's nationally renowned pediatric hematologists/oncologists combine exceptional expertise, knowledge and skill with advanced therapies to provide compassionate, personalized, research-based care for children, adolescents and young adults close to home.

Outstanding care is never far away. Locations include:

These facilities are staffed by compassionate and knowledgeable pediatric hematologists/oncologists, oncology nurse practitioners, specialized pediatric oncology nurses, child life specialists and social workers who put an emphasis not just on improving the health of our patients but attending to the psychosocial care of them and their families. Our programs also specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of blood disorders, such as thrombocytopenia, thalassemia and sickle cell anemia.

As New Jersey’s only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Rutgers Cancer Institute together with RWJBarnabas Health provides access to the full spectrum of therapeutic procedures and advanced treatment options including precision medicine, clinical trials, immunotherapy, and cellular therapies, many of which are not available elsewhere. In addition, we are one of only two programs in the state to offer pediatric cellular therapy and autologenic blood and marrow transplantation and we have the only hospital-based proton therapy center in the state with expertise in treating pediatric patients.

Pediatric Cancers and Blood Disorders We Treat

Clinicians in our program care for children, adolescents and young adults with the full array of blood disorders or cancer, including:

  • acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)
  • acute myelogenous leukemia (AML)
  • anemia
  • aplastic anemia
  • bleeding disorders
  • bone cancer
  • brain tumors
  • breast cancer
  • cancer predisposition syndromes
  • chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)
  • clotting disorders
  • Ewing sarcomas
  • Germ cell tumors
  • hemophilia
  • hepatoblastoma
  • histiocytosis
  • Hodgkin lymphoma
  • idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
  • immune thrombocytopenia purpura
  • iron deficiency anemia
  • leukemia
  • lymphoma
  • macrocytosis
  • melanoma
  • myelodysplastic
  • syndromes
  • neuroblastoma
  • neurofibromatosis
  • neutropenia
  • non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • osteosarcoma
  • other solid tumors
  • ovarian cancer
  • renal tumors
  • retinoblastoma
  • rhabdomyosarcoma
  • sickle cell anemia
  • soft tissue sarcoma
  • testicular cancer
  • thalassemia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • thrombocytosis
  • vascular anomalies
  • Wilms' tumor

Meet our pediatric cancer and blood disorders team

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Pediatric Cancer Clinical Trials
Expanding Hope to Pediatric Cancer Patients and Their Families

Because some pediatric cancers can be rare and so hard to treat, it’s always good to know that there could be other treatment options available. Our team of oncologists has access to clinical trials across the globe. This enables us to connect patients with exploratory treatments that they may otherwise not have known about.

View Pediatric Cancer Clinical Trials

If you are interested in clinical trial options, ask your oncologist for more information.

To contact one of New Jersey’s best pediatric cancer specialists call
844-CANCERNJ or 844-226-2376 or request an appointment.

EBC Radio Interview About Pediatric Cancer

Listen as Teena Bhatla, MD, speaks with EBC Radio about pediatric cancer education and treatment options.

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Patient Stories

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Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 222-5200
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000
Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000
The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital at RWJUH
200 Somerset Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-3000
The Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center
300 2nd Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 923-7250

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