Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders

Established in 1990, the Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the nation's leading pediatric outpatient facilities for the treatment of childhood cancers and blood diseases.

The Hassenfeld Center's unique interdisciplinary and family-centered approach combines the most advanced medical treatments with psychosocial and emotional support services for young patients and their families.

The Center's team treats children with cancers and blood disorders including brain tumors, bone and soft tissue sarcomas, leukemia, and other diseases of the blood such as platelet and blood-clotting disorders.

Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

The Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at NYU Medical Center is an academically oriented program that is committed to providing modern, family centered and highly personalized care to children with cancer and blood diseases.

The Division has a long-standing history in the field and takes advantage of the rich scientific and clinical resources of the NYU Langone Medical Center and the NYU School of Medicine.

We strive for excellence in patient care, teaching, research and advocacy for children with both common and rare disorders.

Our specific mission is fourfold:

  • To provide the most modern, effective therapy for children by a team of specialists who are leaders in their respective fields
  • To deliver personalized care in a healing environment that promotes the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of children and their families
  • To use the tools of modern biology to identify the causes of childhood cancer and blood disorders
  • To rapidly translate scientific discovery into better treatments for all children