Blood disorders and neoplasms are fortunately rare in children and adolescents. Whenever they develop, though, they require specialized approach for their diagnosis, as well as comprehensive and individualized treatment, and long-term monitoring.
The Hematology-Oncology Department offers comprehensive services by a specialist with long experience in the field of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. The Department aims at curing the patient, improving their quality of life, limiting morbidity, and minimizing the immediate and long-term complications of treatment. The therapeutic approach includes fast investigation, proper diagnosis, staging of hematological disorders and solid tumors, selection of the most suitable and individualized treatment, long-term monitoring of patients and consultation.
The Euroclinic Children’s Hospital Hematology-Oncology Department treats conditions such as anemia, thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, lymphadenopathy, hemorrhagic disposition and thrombosis, as well as more severe conditions, such as leukemia, lymphoma and solid tumors (nephroblastoma, neuroblastoma, sarcoma, bone tumors).
Treatment is strictly based on internationally approved treatment protocols. Depending on the case and the selected treatment plan, there is close communication among physicians, and simultaneous treatment and care by a team of specialists, such as pediatric hematology-oncology radiation therapists, infectious disease specialists, pediatric surgeons, pediatric neurologists, pediatric orthopedic specialists, pediatric urologists and pediatric neurosurgeons.
Medical Infrastructure & Technology
The Department receives full support from the various Euroclinic Children’s Hospital labs (microbiology, radiology, etc). If deemed necessary, the Department also works with specialized labs for additional tests, such as molecular identification of the condition, so as to select the optimal therapeutic approach. Note that patients can also receive blood and blood products if the need arises. Special attention is also paid to the psychological support of patients and their families throughout treatment and follow-up.