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Oncology: specialties

Our specialisms


We treat central nervous system tumours such as medulloblastoma and other embryonal tumours, high- and low-grade and diffuse K27M mutated midline gliomas, ependymoma, craniopharyngioma, germ cell tumour, and choroid plexus tumour.

It is not covered by public health

Extracranial solid tumours

Experts in pathologies such as neuroblastoma, retinoblastoma, osteosarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, Wilms tumour, nephroblastoma, vascular tumour (hemangioma, venous and arterial malformation), hepatoblastoma and germ cell tumour.

It is not covered by public health

Tumours of the hematopoietic system

Leukemias, lymphomas (non-Hodgkin and Hodgkin), histiocytosis and congenital spinal cord failure are the focus of our healthcare activity in this field.

It is not covered by public health

Cancer predisposition

We are specialists in hereditary cancer syndromes, such as neurocutaneous diseases (neurofibromatosis 1 and 2), tuberous sclerosis or syndromes such as Li-Fraumeni, among others.

It is not covered by public health

Cancer survivor follow-up

Care for cancer patients does not end with the treatment. We provide the support and services necessary to make going back to school, family and friends a positive experience.

It is not covered by public health

Hematopoietic stem cell transplant

We have a bone marrow transplantation unit with all the technical and human means required to perform the entire transplant process.

Treatments we offer 

  • CNS tumours. 
  • Oncological surgery of the thorax, abdomen, pelvis and soft tissues. 
  • Oncological surgery for bone tumours.  
  • Targeted treatments and Precision Oncology Programme. Clinical trials. 
  • Radiotherapy (proton therapy and conventional radiotherapy). 
  • Chemotherapy and associated support treatment. 
  • High-risk neuroblastoma immunotherapy. 
  • Retinoblastoma immunotherapy. 
  • CAR-T 19 immunotherapy in lymphoblastic leukaemia.
  • Cell therapy platform. 
  • Integrative Pediatric Oncology.
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation

Tests we perform 

  • Imaging tests (anatomical, metabolic and functional). 
  • Laboratory tests. 
  • Analysis of tumour samples. 
  • Analysis of various samples (bone marrow, blood, urine, cerebrospinal fluid).

The SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital's Oncology Department

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