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Medical Specialist: Pediatric Hematology-oncology
After completion of medical school, the pediatrician completes another three years of training and must pass an examination to be Board Certifi...

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Medical Specialist: Pediatric Hematology-oncology

After completion of medical school, the pediatrician completes another three years of training and must pass an examination to be Board Certified in Pediatrics. A pediatrician specializing in pediatric hematology-oncology completes an additional three-year fellowship training program. The pediatric hematology-oncologist provides expert care for children with:

Associated Diseases

  • Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Genetic hematologic disorders
    • Sickle cell anemia
    • Hemophilia
    • vonWillebrand disease
    • Thalessemia
  • Malignant brain neoplasm
  • Benign vascular malformations

Reference:

American Academy of Pediatrics 2003.

Written by: JC Jones MA, RN
Last Updated: February 20, 2008
Published By: Healthline Networks Inc.
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