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Pediatric Hematology Oncology

Care for Children with Cancer or Blood Disorders

When your child is facing a serious health problem like cancer or a blood condition, you want the highest quality care available. Choose the team of pediatric hematology/oncology (blood/cancer) specialists at the Sadowsky Center for Children, located within Baystate Medical Center, and you’ll receive just that.

As part of Baystate Children’s Hospital, we provide your child with expert care and state-of-the-art treatments, including clinical trials, backed by the latest technology.

Experience has shown us that children with these serious conditions need coordinated, family-centered care. That’s why we provide the most advanced care for your child in a positive, family-centered, supportive setting.

Conditions We Treat

Our experienced team diagnoses and treats the following conditions:

  • Childhood cancers and leukemia
  • Blood disorders, including:
  • Anemia
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Childhood cancers
  • Leukemia
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombosis

We also provide programs for cancer survivors to help ensure effective treatment for long-term care.

Your Child's Care Team

Our team provides expert diagnosis and high-quality care for your child’s cancer or blood condition. It includes:

  • Board certified pediatric hematologists/oncologists
  • Certified pediatric nurse practitioners
  • Oncology certified registered nurses
  • Medical assistants
  • Child-life specialists
  • Social workers
  • Nutritionists
  • Hospice providers

Your child’s care team may also include other specialists, such as:

Our specialists work together, regularly reviewing your child’s case to coordinate care and make sure he or she follows the most accurate treatment plan.

Outpatient Hematology & Cancer Care

Your child is seen by our pediatric hematologists/oncologists on an outpatient basis at the Sadowsky Center for Children.

Your child receives all of his or her outpatient care in this one convenient location. Our center offers:

  • Chemotherapy pharmacy
  • Child-friendly infusion suite
  • Child life specialists devoted to explaining procedures to children in an age-appropriate manner to help relieve anxiety and concerns
  • Clinical exams
  • Diagnostic laboratory – to help expedite treatment and blood count results
  • Procedure suite for bone marrow biopsies, spinal taps, and other procedures
  • Radiation therapy facilities
  • Sedation by pediatric anesthesiologists or pediatric intensivists if necessary

Inpatient Hematology & Cancer Care

Some children may require admission to the hospital for treatment. We care for our patients at Baystate Childrens Hospital, located within Baystate Medical Center.

The family-friendly environment of the Children's and Adolescents' Unit makes a hospital stay a positive, nonthreatening experience for children and families.

Our Locations