It's difficult to hear that your child or teen has been diagnosed with leukemia or lymphoma. Fortunately, today childhood cancer treatment is largely a success story. Eighty percent of children and adolescents diagnosed with cancer survive their disease
Two of the most common forms of childhood cancer — acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) and Hodgkin's lymphoma — have even higher cure rates.
This free downloadable guide will tell you what you need to know about the different forms of childhood leukemia and lymphoma and how they are diagnosed and treated. We hope that this guide will empower you to ask the right questions, make the best choices and find the best possible care for your child.
Look for Experienced Specialists
When you consider Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital for your child's cancer care, you are in the very best of hands. Our team of pediatric hematologists/oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, radiotherapists and cancer nurses provides leading-edge, coordinated, family-friendly care for children and teens.
We use state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment methods and offer access to the latest research protocols to strive for the best possible outcome for your child. Our Children's Hospital is ranked among the "Best Children's Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report. And as a "hospital within a hospital" at Cleveland Clinic, we can offer children access to the extraordinary resources of Taussig Cancer Institute.
Because cancer affects the entire family, we believe that providing great medical care is just part of our mission. We include social workers, pediatric psychologists, child life specialists, art therapists and other caregivers on our team to help families cope. We also offer the following services: