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UC Davis Children’s Hospital

UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Hematology and oncology research

Medical specialists within the Department of Hematology and Oncology at UC Davis Children's Hospital conduct research investigating new treatments for cancer and blood-related disorders.

Jonathan Ducore conducts clinical trials involving treatments for pediatric cancer, hemophilia and sickle cell disease. An expert reviewer on the Medical Board of California, Jonathan Ducore is studying cancer incidence among immigrant Southeast Asian children.

Daniel C. West, an expert in treatment of patients with bone tumors, conducts research intended to increase understanding the biology of Ewing’s sarcoma in order to develop new treatments for this condition. Daniel West also investigates the physiology and management of sickle cell anemia.