Our Approach To Hodgkin Lymphoma in Children

What Sets Us Apart

Between 10 percent and 15 percent of people who have Hodgkin lymphoma, a curable blood cancer, are children and teens. A team of specialists at the Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, part of Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone, works together to provide the most effective treatments for the condition.

Our doctors and support staff take a family-centered approach to care. Our large team is composed of pediatric hematologist–oncologists, radiation oncologists, pediatricians, pediatric surgeons, hematopathologists, pediatric radiologists, pediatric nurses and nurse practitioners, a dentist, a physical therapist, social workers, psychologists, a nutrition specialist, and child-life specialists.

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Our experts provide the best care possible for children with conditions ranging from minor illnesses to complex, more serious conditions.Learn More

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We foster partnerships with patients and families, encouraging open, effective communication during the diagnosis, treatment, and recovery process.Learn More

Specialists at NYU Langone’s Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center diagnose and manage Hodgkin lymphoma in adults.

Treatment at NYU Langone

At Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma in children may include several rounds of chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Our doctors communicate directly with you and your family to ensure that your child or teen receives the highest quality of care. Emotional and psychological support services are available throughout treatment.

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