Pediatric Oncology & Hematology

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Pediatric oncology and hematology at the UMC Southwest Cancer Center is lead by Dr. Mohamad Al-Rahawan, an expert in treating cancer and blood disorders in children, who is certified by the American Board of Hematology and Oncology. Dr. Al-Rahawan is an affiliate of TTUHSC where he is associate professor and Division Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.

Dr. Kishor Bhende is also an expert in treating cancer and blood disorders in children, who is certified by the American Board of Hematology and Oncology. He also affiliated with TTUHSC where he is assistant professor.

Oncology

Diagnostic evaluation and therapeutic management plans for infants, children, and adolescents with malignant diseases such as:

  • Leukemia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Wilm's Tumor (kidney cancer)
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Brain Tumors
  • Liver Tumors
  • Germ Cell Tumors
  • Retinoblastoma (retina cancer)
  • All bone and soft tissue cancers
  • All skin cancers
  • All congenital cancers and newborn cancers
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Hematology

Consultative assistance in the diagnosis and treatment of infants, children and adolescents with blood disorders such as:

  • Acquired and Hereditary Anemias
  • Neutromenias
  • Disorders of Leukocyte Function
  • Aplastic anemia
  • Congenital Hematological Disorders
  • Thrombyctopenia Disorders
  • Abnormalities of Platelet Function
  • Hereditary and Acquired Coagulation Abnormalities
  • Histiocytic Disorders
  • Immunological Disorders
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