Have hope – that’s really what helps you move forward.
As part of one of the world's most active cancer centers, Children's Cancer Hospital has remarkable experience and skill in treating children with leukemia. This can make a difference in your child's outcome.
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 leukemia. 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 leukemia, including the different types, how it starts and who’s at risk.
Childhood leukemia facts
Did You Know?
Leukemia is the most common cancer in children, adolescents and young adults.
November 10, 2014
I've been a fighter since I was a baby. As a childhood cancer
survivor, strength runs through my blood and every cell I have.
At 9 months old, I was diagnosed with infant leukemia. At 1, I received a cord blood transplant at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital. I finished all active treatments for my cancer when I was 5, and I have now been cancer-free for 10 years.
Undergoing childhood leukemia treatment