The SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital's Oncology Department is a national reference centre for the care and research of developmental cancer and an international reference centre.
We are specialists in the treatment of all pediatric cancers: neuroblastoma, retinoblastoma, musculoskeletal tumours (sarcomas including osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma), brain tumours (including medulloblastoma, ependymoma, gliomas and other less frequent ones), histiocytosis, renal tumours (Wilms' tumour and other less frequent ones), leukaemias (lymphoid and myeloid) and lymphomas.
Our departament has been officially recognised as a reference unit for the treatment of minority and complex diseases:
- European Commission (ERN): ERN PaedCan
- Ministry of Health, Consumer Affairs and Social Welfare (CSUR): Genetic neurocutaneous syndromes.
We treat nearly 2,000 children and adolescents for all types of developmental cancer each year, 300 of whom are new patients at the Hospital.
We use the innovative therapy
We achieved the significant progress in the cancer´s treatment
At the forefront of knowledge
The SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital is able to offer all techniques for molecular diagnosis and disease prognosis to our patients, while working to develop new, more effective and less aggressive therapies for children suffering from cancer.