The specific goals of the UW Pediatric Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant program are to provide innovative excellence in the:
- Delivery of state-of-the-art multi-modality, integrated care, including bone marrow transplant (BMT), aimed at total cure of all pediatric malignancies and optimal treatment of hematological disorders;
- Laboratory and clinical research devoted to the investigation of recognition and destruction of cancer cells using immunologic and molecular pathways
- Educating the next generation of laboratory and clinical innovators who will continue to provide leadership and excellence in this field.
To accomplish this, and to improve the outcome of children with malignancies, all members of this program participate in comprehensive, cost effective, state-of-the-art, culturally competent, multidisciplinary care for all childhood cancer and hematology patients, both during and after therapy.
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