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Oncology and Haematology

National and international reference centre in child cancer and rare haematological illnesses.

The SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital's Oncology and Haematology Department is the national reference centre of for the treatment of developmental cancer and an international reference centre for determined types of tumours.

We are specialists in treating all manner of child cancers: neuroblastoma, retinoblastoma, musculoskeletal tumours (sarcomas), brain tumours, including brain stem gliomas, histiocytosis, kidney tumours, leukaemia and lymphomas.

We also treat rare haematological illnesses: hemaglobinopathies, congenital and acquired spinal cord disorders (erythroblastopenia, leukopenia, Fanconi anaemia, Blackfan-Diamond anaemia, etc.), congenital and acquired neutropenias, acute immune thrombocytopenia other thrombocytopenia, coagulation factor deficit, haemolytic anaemias.

Every year we treat nearly 2,000 children and adolescents with all kinds of developmental cancer, of whom 250 are new patients at the Hospital.


Our outcomes

Retinoblastoma in advanced stages
Eye preservation rate
Focal cerebral tumour
Survival rate
Localised Ewing's sarcoma
Cure rate
Localised osteosarcomas
Cure rate
Immunotherapy has allowed us to see how our child continues to grow.
Larissa, Ivan's mother