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The Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children's provides children and teens with the latest cancer treatments by nationally recognized medical specialists.
Our specialists work with patients, their families and the Cancer Institute Tumor Board to make decisions that are the most appropriate for treatment and keep long-term impact as minimal as possible.
Our team specializes in pediatric rehabilitation and uses the very latest research-based therapies in one-on-one sessions with patients and their families.
In October of this past year, I attended the second annual Society of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology (SAYAO) conference: Breaking Barriers in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. The conference marked the launch of a new campaign called "I am a cancer researcher."
You treat children with cancer differently than you treat adults. It is a family centered care where you must understand the family's dynamics.
As an oncologist and the medical director of the Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children's, Dr. Leonard Sender knows how heartbreaking it is to see children stricken with cancer and fighting for their lives.
Doctors at Children’s Hospital of Orange County are helping cancer-stricken kids cope with chemotherapy in an innovative way. The “Infusionarium” at CHOC’s Hyundai Cancer Institute allows patients to escape to a virtual reality.
Children have the opportunity to fundraise benefiting the Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children's and cancer research.
Adolescent and young adult (or AYA) cancers account for some five percent of all cancer diagnoses or roughly 70,000 each year.
Hyundai Hope On Wheels presents final installment of a $10 million research grant to the the Cancer Institute at Children’s Hospital of Orange County.
I recently attended the first annual meeting of the Society of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology (SAYAO) held at the University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine) in partnership with the Hyundai Cancer Institute at the Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children's).
Feb. 18, 2016 - The Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children’s took yet another bold step in its fight against pediatric cancer by uniting with Cancer Moonshot 2020.
SAYAO was envisioned and developed under the leadership of Dr. Leonard Sender, a pediatric and adult Hematologist/Oncologist and one of the pioneer physician advocates in the adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer movement.
Selecting where a child will receive his or her cancer treatment is one of the biggest decisions a caregiver will ever make. This guide will help you know where to start and which questions to ask.
While attending the first annual Society of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology (SAYAO) conference, one thing became abundantly clear: technology is going to greatly influence the future of the adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer movement.
CHOC pediatric cancer specialists work with families and pediatric specialists to confirm diagnoses or provide second opinions for all types of pediatric cancers.
If you are searching for the definition of survivor, you need look no further than Amy Jennings. Her journey demonstrates how medical advances combined with sheer human determination have created a new generation of cancer survivors living full, meaningful lives.
Teen cancer patients face unique challenges when dealing with cancer. Doctors need to take into account self-esteem, body issues, and emerging independence.
Following a nationwide search, Domnic Fernandez has been named director, Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children's.
The most frequently asked questions our case coordinators get regarding the medical basics of cancers.
"There comes a point where you have to do things for yourself and choose to be positive."
All cancer patients undergo a great deal of diagnostic testing that begins at the initial appointment and continues throughout their treatment and follow-up care.
Thanks to the generous support of a $10 million gift from Hyundai Motor America and Hyundai Hope On Wheels, CHOC Children’s is edging closer to uncovering cancer’s secrets.
In this CHOC Children’s video, learn how to perform cancer rehabilitation home exercises to maintain function and range of motion. These exercises are designed for teens and young adults ages 13 and up.
In this CHOC Children’s video, learn how to perform cancer rehabilitation home exercises to maintain function and range of motion. These exercises are designed for children ages 2 to 12.