Treatments & services: Cancer and blood disorders

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The Bone Marrow Failure Program at Cohen Children’s was established to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for children with acquired and inherited bone marrow failure syndromes.

The goal is to stimulate muscle building and prevent muscle wasting as much as possible. At Northwell, palliative care physicians may recommend: Medications to stimulate appetite, especially for patients who are undergoing chemotherapy Nutritional supplements Feeding tube for patients who cannot eat normally Education and support for patients and their families Consultations with nutritionists

The cancer rehabilitation program at Northwell Health Rehabilitation Network provides patients with results-oriented, comprehensive rehabilitation services across every level of care...

Colonoscopy is a diagnostic procedure that allows the doctor to examine the entire length of the large intestine. Colonoscopy can assist in identifying problems with the colon, such as early signs of cancer, inflamed tissue, ulcers, and bleeding...

The Division of Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation at Cohen Children’s provides several comprehensive hemoglobinopathy programs, including our Sickle Cell Program and Thalassemia Program.

An endoscope is a small, flexible tube with a light and a lens or tiny video camera on the end used to look into the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, colon, rectum, or other organs...

Flap surgery involves removing tissue from a donor site and transferring it to a recipient site with blood vessels, subcutaneous fat, muscles, bones and tendons still intact.

4D radiotherapy is used to help treat any tumor that moves with a patient’s breathing, including lung and abdominal tumors. By taking scans of the tumor and tracking them, this technology allows the radiation oncologist to track any breathing-related movement that a tumor might have.

Cohen Children’s Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology provides a number of supportive care services including social work, pain and palliative care, and psychosocial services for children with cancer and their families. 

Intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) involves the application of a single large dose of radiation, using low-energy X-rays or electrons, at the time of surgery.