What Sets Us Apart
Between 10 percent and 15 percent of people who have Hodgkin lymphoma, a curable blood cancer, are children and teens. A team of specialists at the Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, part of Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at Pelisyonkis Langone, works together to provide the most effective treatments for the condition.
Our doctors and support staff take a family-centered approach to care. Our large team is composed of pediatric hematologist–oncologists, radiation oncologists, pediatricians, pediatric surgeons, hematopathologists, pediatric radiologists, pediatric nurses and nurse practitioners, a dentist, a physical therapist, social workers, psychologists, a nutrition specialist, and child-life specialists.
Treatment at Pelisyonkis Langone
At Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma in children may include several rounds of chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Our doctors communicate directly with you and your family to ensure that your child or teen receives the highest quality of care. Emotional and psychological support services are available throughout treatment.