What I learned from that time was resilience, faith and love. I realized how strong I was.
A team of specially trained physicians follows your child throughout treatment, all the way to survivorship. They communicate closely with each other, and with you, to ensure comprehensive, personalized care. They are supported by full complement of health care professionals dedicated to your child's treatment, including nurses, physician assistants, therapists and others.
Children's Cancer Hospital offers clinical trials for innovative new treatments for soft tissue sarcoma. Behind the scenes we are working on groundbreaking basic science research to change the future of pediatric cancer.
Treating the whole child
Children's Cancer Hospital is designed just for children, with a full range of services and amenities that help make the child and family's experience as comfortable as possible. We go beyond medical care to deliver a comprehensive experience that treats the whole child.
And at Children's Cancer Hospital, your child benefits from the resources and expertise of one of the nation's top cancer centers.
Understanding a disease is the first step toward finding the right care. Get the facts about childhood germ cell tumors, including the different types, how they start and who’s at risk.
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Our Children's Cancer Hospital provides opportunities for kids to be kids, through camps, field trips and special events. Learn more about our unique programs.
Blood tests, imaging exams and even surgical procedures are used to check for cancer. Learn what methods doctors use to diagnose childhood germ cell tumors, as well as how they determine their stage.
When Chase Jones was an 18-year-old baseball player at The University
of North Carolina, he was diagnosed with germinoma, a type of brain
tumor. The rest of his team shaved their heads in support.
Their gesture had a huge impact on Chase and led him to start the Vs. Cancer Foundation. The organization empowers sports teams, from little league to the pros, to raise awareness and money in hopes of ending childhood cancer.