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Conditions we treat

Our pediatric hematology and oncology specialists treat all cancers and blood disorders

Conditions include:

  • Benign blood disorders, such as iron deficiency and blood platelet conditions
    • Anemias (many categories - include iron deficiency, hereditary spherocytosis, G-6PD deficiency, autoimmune hemolytic anemia and rarer disorders)
    • Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), an immune-mediated disease causing a low platelet count
    • Low blood counts (white count, red cell count, or platelet count) due to a drug reaction-for example, heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
    • Low blood counts not due to medications but related to underlying medical conditions-for example, anemia of chronic disease, or low platelet count secondary to liver disease
    • Thalassemia (mild)
    • Von Willebrand's disease
  • Brain and spinal cord tumors
    • Low-grade glioma
    • Medulloblastoma
    • Ependymoma
    • Germ cell tumor
    • High-grade glioma
  • Bone and soft tissue sarcomas
  • Bone marrow failure (aplastic anemia)
  • Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH)
  • Leukemia (blood cancer)
  • Liver tumors
    • Hepatoblastoma
    • Hepatocellular carcinoma
    • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Lymphoma 
  • Hemophilia and other blood disorders
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Platelet dysfunction
    • Giant platelet disorders such as Bernard-Soulier syndrome, gray platelet syndrome, May-Hegglin anomaly and Medich syndrome
    • Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome
    • Storage pool disorders such as Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, Chediak-Higashi syndrome, Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome and thrombocytopenia-absent radius syndrome
    • Glanzmann thrombasthenia
    • Platelet release disorders
  • Rare tumor diseases
  • Renal tumors
    • Wilms tumor
    • Clear cell
    • Renal cell
    • Nephrogenic rest
    • Renal medullary carcinoma
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Tuberous sclerosis (TSC)

Meet the team

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Frances Austin, MD
Frances Austin MD Hematology and oncology
Solid tumor clinic
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Thomas Brunner, FNP-BC
Thomas Brunner FNP-BC Hematology and oncology Read more
Carrie Entsminger, CPNP
Carrie Entsminger CPNP Hematology and oncology Read more
Megan Gladding, FNP-C
Megan Gladding FNP-C Hematology and oncology
Bone marrow transplant and stem cell therapies
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Madhu S Gowda, MD
Madhu Gowda MD Hematology and oncology Read more
Elizabeth Krieger, MD
Elizabeth Krieger MD Hematology and oncology
Bone marrow transplant and stem cell therapies
Cellular immunotherapies and transplant
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India Yount Sisler, MD
India Sisler MD Hematology and oncology Read more
Brook VanBuesking, LCSW
Brook VanBuesking LCSW Hematology and oncology Read more


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