Nationally recognized, doctors and nurses in the IU School of Medicine Section of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology are dedicated to providing preeminent care for children and adolescents with cancer or blood-related diseases across Indiana and beyond. A leading source of research and discovery, this pediatric specialty team seeks new approaches to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of childhood cancer and blood disorders. All of the physicians in the clinical Pediatric Hematology/Oncology team are faculty members at IU School of Medicine.
Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health services the entire state of Indiana as well as bordering regions of Michigan, Illinois, Ohio and Kentucky. With comprehensive interdisciplinary disease-focused teams, doctors and staff treat 75 percent of all new pediatric cancer diagnoses in Indiana and see an average of 250 new oncology patients each year, recording more than 13,000 outpatient visits per year focused on leukemias, solid tumors, brain tumors, hematopoietic/stem cell transplant, general hematology, sickle cell disease, bone marrow failure syndromes, hemophilia and other coagulation disorders. Riley Hospital for Children offers the only pediatric stem cell transplant program in the state of Indiana, treating 30-40 patients per year.