Cancer Center: Pediatric Oncology
Where groundbreaking cancer research meets world-class compassionate care
At Nicklaus Children’s Cancer Center, our holistic approach to care places the child and family at the center of a highly coordinated and experienced team of specialists, nurses, therapists and caregivers, whose skill and compassion deliver groundbreaking treatments and therapies that defy the odds and rejuvenate lives. We understand the unique physical, emotional and psychological needs of critically ill children and their families, and work tirelessly across the care continuum to optimize your child’s chances of a successful outcome.
Research is the backbone of our program at Nicklaus Children’s, making us the region’s leading center for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and blood disorders in children. We offer the widest array of clinical trials and pediatric subspecialists in Florida, and have access to the very latest national and international research data, treatment protocols and drug therapies. We are engaged in more than 100 clinical studies in the fight against pediatric cancer and have been recognized as a full member of the prestigious Children’s Oncology Group (COG), a nationally funded consortium of pioneering physicians and institutions.
Specialist Programs & Clinics
The Cancer Center at Nicklaus Children’s offers a range of multidisciplinary programs and specialty clinics at venues across South Florida providing family-centered care to children with specific and complex needs.
Our hallmark Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year as South Florida’s first and most experienced center for children requiring blood or bone marrow transplantation. Since the program was founded in 1991, we have performed over 150 transplants with outcomes that are the best in the region.