Children and Adolescent Cancer & Blood Diseases Center
Besides, their physicians care for patients in a network of outreach offices throughout the region. All of their physicians are full-time faculty at New York Medical College and on the medical staff of the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. They are dedicated to patient care, research, and education. Their team of eight pediatric hematologists and oncologists work closely with their dedicated team of pediatric nurse practitioners, social workers, and scientists to deliver state-of-the-art, compassionate care for their patients. They understand the importance of receiving care from the same provider at each appointment, and strive to offer this type of individualized care for our patients. This means your child will see the same doctor in our practice for every visit whenever possible. They also work closely to coordinate care and share information with any other providers your child may see, including his or her primary care provider, to ensure your child receives the most appropriate care at all times.
Indeed, a new cellular and tissue engineering laboratory at Westchester Medical Center is the only one in the tri-state area. This state-of-the-art facility allows them to offer the most advanced gene and cellular therapies to patients. Developmental and Experimental Therapeutics program designed to determine the safety, feasibility, dose, schedule, and early efficacy of new therapeutic strategies during experimental clinical investigation in children, adolescents, and young adults with both malignant and non-malignant (blood disease-related) disorders. Hematotherapy Program that offers full-service apheresis and infusion. The newly-renovated, kid-friendly outpatient center has individual patient bays for comfort and privacy, furnished with flat-screen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. They also provide inpatient services for adult patients at Westchester Medical Center and children receiving care at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital.
In addition, The Solid Tumor Program offers several state-of-the-art basic science, translational and clinical research programs in neuroblastoma, kidney, liver, bone, soft tissue, and germ cell tumors. The program designs and delivers customized and personalized therapy for each child diagnosed with a solid tumor. Bone Marrow Failure Program focuses on the diagnosis and personalized treatment of children and adolescents with a variety of bone marrow failure disorders and rare genetic and metabolic conditions. Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) Program dedicated to the therapeutic use of bone marrow, peripheral blood, cord blood, and cellular therapy to treat children and young adults with malignant, non-malignant, and serious blood-related disorders.
Moreover, The Wellness and Survivorship Program focuses on recognizing and managing potential late effects that can occur after treatment for childhood cancers or following stem cell transplant. The program is focused on educating patients about their long-term health risks and providing comprehensive medical and psychosocial care. Their team of pediatric specialists are dedicated to providing an exceptional level of care for each and every patient and their eight convenient locations allow their patients to receive world-class treatment and follow-up care close to home. The Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation Center is part of Boston Children’s Health Physicians (BCHP), formerly Children’s & Women’s Physicians of Westchester (CWPW). BCHP is a member of the Boston Children’s Hospital integrated network of care locations and partnerships, ranked the #1 pediatric hospital in the nation. Getting a second opinion from one of their clinicians will give you the peace of mind that comes from knowing your child’s health is in expert hands. Simply book an appointment via our website or call 844-463-2247 to make an appointment with one of their specialists.