Hematology and Oncology
The ASK Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Clinic team is dedicated to improving the quality of children's lives through prevention, control and cure of childhood cancer and blood disorders.
Your hematology and oncology team is a collaboration of Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU and VCU Massey Cancer Center. We are dedicated to the prevention, detection, treatment and survivorship of childhood cancers and blood disorders through compassionate clinical care backed by leading-edge research. We strive to treat the whole child and family – not just the illness.
We treat all cancers and blood disorders and offer a full range of treatment options and scope of care. Our comprehensive programs include:
- Bone marrow and stem cell transplant (largest and most experienced pediatric program in Virginia)
- Bone marrow failure and myelodysplastic syndrome
- Brain and spinal cord tumor clinic
- Clinical trials
- Hemophilia and bleeding disorders clinic
- Long-term cancer survivor clinic
- Oncology clinic
- Radiation oncology clinic
- Sickle cell clinic
- Young adult leukemia & lymphoma clinic (up to age 35)
- Young adult bone marrow transplant clinic (up to age 35)
Our unique team includes hematologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, social workers, chaplains, educational consultants, psychologists and child life specialists who work together to treat the whole child and family – not just the illness. Patients also have access to a full spectrum of pediatric specialists at the region's largest academic medical center.
We offer a level of cancer expertise and experience only found at the top four percent of cancer centers across the country recognized as a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center. Massey is the only center in the Richmond area, and one of only two in Virginia, designated to lead and shape America's cancer research efforts. Our patients have access to clinical trials testing new and promising treatments.
- Adolescent support and discussion groups
- Cancer survivor support (retreats and conferences for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors)
- Family support for newly diagnosed patients
- Individual, family and couples psychotherapy
- Parent support and discussion groups
- Patient support after active cancer treatment
- Sibling support and discussion groups
- Sickle cell disease support groups
Appointments and Locations
(804) 828-CHOR (2467)
Additional satellite locations:
- Fredericksburg Multispecialty Center (follow-up)
- VCU Health MCV Physicians at Temple Avenue (follow-up)
- Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism (survivor clinic)
ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation
ASK is Central Virginia's largest and most comprehensive provider of support services for children with cancer and their families. Support begins the moment of diagnosis and extends through treatment and beyond.