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Kenneth Cohen, M.D., Lisa Fratino and Donald Small, M.D., in the new oncology infusion suite.

The Division of Oncology is an international leader in the diagnosis, treatment and investigation of childhood cancer.

The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center offers a guide to pediatric oncology services at Johns Hopkins. The division provides comprehensive care for children with every form of cancer. Many important discoveries and accomplishments have come out of our pediatric oncology labs and clinics.


New Home for Our Inpatients and Outpatients 

Our oncology patients have a new home at Johns Hopkins: The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center. Our new 205-bed building features:

Easy access via front entrance or pedestrian bridge to Orleans Street Garage and our Rubenstein Child Health Building.



At Johns Hopkins, children with cancer are treated in our state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient facilities, staffed by professionals who understand the special needs of children with cancer. Pediatric subspecialty physicians, home health care and hospice, child life, social work and rehabilitation medicine services are offered through Hopkins Children's to help children and their families deal with the problems of cancer and its treatment.

Clinical Expertise

  • Acute lymphoblastic and myeloid leukemia

  • Acute myelomonocytic leukemia

  • Aplastic anemia

  • Bone marrow transplantation

  • Brain and other tumors

  • Chronic myelogeneous leukemia

  • Ewing's sarcoma

  • Hepatoblastoma

  • Histiocytosis

  • Hodgkin's disease

  • Immunology of cancer

  • Juvenile myelogeneous leukemia

  • Neuroblastoma

  • Neuro-oncology

  • Non-Hodgkins lymphoma

  • Osteosarcoma

  • Rhabdomyosarcoma

  • Retinoblastoma

  • Stem cell treatment research

Homing in on Histiocytosis

Likely all pediatricians have heard about histiocytic disorders at one time or another, especially LCH, or Langerhans cell histiocytosis, and most have come across a case either in medical school, residency or private practice. Still, many may be asking themselves, as pediatric oncologist Robert Arceci did at a recent Grand Rounds, how you get your arms around the constellation of symptoms this rare, complex disorder presents, and detect and treat it in a timely manner. Learn More About Homing in on Histiocytosis