We care for approximately 105 new patients each year, involving
an average of 3,000 clinic visits annually. Our division is also
responsible for more than 30 monthly inpatient consultations.
Our division is actively involved in the education of both
residents and medical students. Our fellows play an integral role
in educating these rotating trainees.
Our faculty’s research interests include the long-term
side effects of cancer treatment in children and adolescents, the
biology of Hodgkin’s disease, immunotherapy for
neuroblastoma, new drug development for pediatric cancer and pain
management in patients with sickle cell disease. Much of our
clinical research is done through participation in various
committees of the Children’s Oncology Group.
Care is provided through an interdisciplinary team approach,
including hematologist/oncologists, surgeons, pediatric nurse
practitioners, pharmacists, nutritionists, social workers,
psychologist and child life specialists.
We have specialized centers for the care of patients with sickle
cell disease, hemophilia and malignancies. Women
& Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and Roswell Park
Cancer Institute have inpatient and outpatient services where
the specialized care of children with hematologic and oncologic
diagnoses is provided by residents, fellows and faculty
Our specialty clinics are:
- general hematology/oncology
- sickle cell disease and thalassemia
- long-term follow-up
- stem cell/bone marrow transplant