Pediatric cancer care at UCLA

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Care for pediatric cancer patients at UCLA is provided by UCLA Health’s Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology at the UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital.

For more than 40 years, UCLA has provided children with the best care and have made seminal contributions to improving treatment of children with leukemia, aplastic anemia, solid tumors, blood diseases, and various genetic disorders.

UCLA is finding new ways to improve survival rates and decrease complications in children being treated for cancer, blood disorders or undergoing bone marrow transplantation. With the support of a multidisciplinary team, including Child Life specialists and social workers, UCLA's efforts continue to significantly improve the quality of care and quality of life for these children and their families.


Make an appointment

Please call the UCLA Health Cancer Hotline at 888-ONC-UCLA (888-662-8252) Monday through Friday, 7am to 7pm, or our Physician Referral Service at 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (800-825-2631) Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

For more information about insurance, billing, patient forms, map and directions, and more, please visit the UCLA Health website.


To refer a patient

If you are a health care professional and would like to refer a patient to the UCLA Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, please visit the UCLA Health website for more information.


Clinical trials for pediatric cancer

Clinical trials are a vital step in discovering new treatments for cancer. UCLA doctors conduct clinical research to find new therapies for pediatric cancers, and geneticists also work with precision medicine, which uses your DNA to help pinpoint the best treatment for you. By participating in a clinical trial, you will have access to the most innovative care

Clinical trials for pediatric cancer are conducted through the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center. If you are interested in finding out more about these studies, visit our list of open clinical trials.


Learn more about pediatric cancer

For more information about pediatric cancer and its symptoms, risk factors, and screening and treatment options, please visit UCLA Health’s pediatric oncology page.

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