Discovering and Delivering Compassionate, Coordinated Care
If your child is diagnosed with cancer, you want the best care – and the most caring environment – available. At UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center in Worcester, MA, we offer the region's only full-service Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Service. The care your child needs is offered by a skilled team of pediatric cancer specialists in:
Our multidisciplinary team provides diagnosis and treatment for all pediatric blood disorders and malignancies. Our focus is on the most advanced medical care combined with the best emotional support for your child and your family.
Physicians and researchers perform breakthrough research and clinical trials to improve treatment and quality of life. As a Children Oncology Group (COG) member institution, the Children’s Medical Center has access to pediatric cancer clinical trials and research. Trials look at treatment for many types of childhood cancers, biology of cancer and supportive care. Please speak with your physicians to learn more.
Hematology services include:
- Evaluation and treatment of disorders of red blood cells and white blood cells, and blood clotting disorders
- Follow-up care
Oncology services include:
- Coordinated care for all childhood cancers
- Access to state-of-the-art cancer research and clinical trials
- Long-term follow-up for survivors of childhood cancer
Supporting Pediatric Cancer Treatment and Research
The pediatric cancer team believes that the highest quality patient care for your child depends on continuing research and education. The Ali Pierce Endowment Fund supports pediatric cancer research and treatment. For information, call the UMass Medicine Development Office.