Pediatric hematologist/oncologist

A pediatric hematologist/oncologist will treat children and teens that have have a blood disease or cancer.  The requirements to become at pediatric hematologist/oncologist are at least 4 years of medical school, 3 years of residency training in pediatric, and then 3 additional years of fellowship training in pediatric hematology/oncology. Then certification from the American Board of Pediatrics. Pediatric hematologists/oncologists diagnose, treat, and manage children and teens with the following:

  • Cancers including leukemias, lymphomas, brain tumors, bone tumors, and solid tumors
  • Diseases of blood cells including disorders of white cells, red cells, and platelets
  • Bleeding disorders

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