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UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Pediatric Cancer

Pediatric oncology services at UC Davis are centered at the UC Davis Children's Hospital.  Pediatric hematology and oncology physicians diagnose and treat children with all types of malignancies, including leukemia, lymphoma, brain and other solid tumors, neuroblastoma, medulloblastuma, Wilms' tumor, Ewing's sarcoma and rhabdomyosarcoma.  The program is a member of the Children's Oncology Group, a federally-funded cooperative dedicated to the treatment of childhood cancers.

Services in the pediatric oncology program include:

  • Pediatric neuro-oncology services
  • Late effects
  • Pediatric infusion services
  • Solid tumor management
  • Clinical trials
  • A Child Life Program providing counseling, art and music therapy
  • Free or low-cost lodging for parents at Ronald McDonald House or Kiwanis Family House
  • Pediatric Cancer Resource Center
  • Case management
  • Orthopaedic oncology services
  • Pediatric urology services
  • Pediatric surgical services
  • Pediatric ophthalmology services
  • Pediatric otolaryngology services
  • Radiation oncology services

 

Childhood cancer team

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Jonathan M. Ducore, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor, Clinical Pediatrics
Medical Director of the Pediatric Infusion Center
Co-Director of the Hemophilia Treatment Center

Jay Michael Balagtas, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Anjali Pawar, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Noriko Satake, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Douglas Taylor, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Pediatric Surgery

Joy Graf, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Surgery

Stephen Greenholz, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Surgery

Clifford Marr, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Surgery

Pediatric Nursing Staff

Kay Wells, R.N.