Cancer Center Resources for Professionals

The Cancer Center offers many resources for referring physicians, other professionals in the field, and those in training for their career in medicine.

For referring physicians

Refer a patient to the Cancer Center: One of our oncologists will work with you to determine the next best steps in the child's care and answer any questions you may have.

Second opinions: We work with families and pediatric specialists from all over the country and around the world to confirm diagnoses or to provide second opinions.

Oncology Update: This publication from the Cancer Center features our latest advances in pediatric cancer treatment and research. 

Subscribe to our email list: Sign up to receive oncology-specific information for professionals right in your inbox. 

Online education

Understanding Medical Traumatic Stress (Part 1 of 2): Lamia P. Barakat, PhD, describes the persistent traumatic stress reactions some pediatric patients and their families develop in response to serious illness or injury, which impede both physical and psychosocial health-related quality of life. 

Identification, Prevention and Treatment of Medical Traumatic Stress (Part 2 of 2): Lamia P. Barakat, PhD, explains that cancer-related post-traumatic stress symptoms are quite common in patients, siblings and parents in the first two years after diagnosis, and describes models for prevention and treatment of medical traumatic stress.

Lymphadenopathy: Julie Stern, MD, discusses the etiology and differential diagnosis of lymphadenopathy. 

Oncologic Emergencies: Julie Stern, MD, explains how to recognize oncologic emergencies and when immediate steps need to be taken.

Fellowships

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program: This three-year training program prepares physicians to become clinician educators or clinician scientists.


Next Steps
New Patients, Referrals and 2nd Opinions
Existing Patients or Family Members

Get a Second Opinion

Our experts are here to review your child’s diagnosis and treatment plan, and work with primary oncologists as needed.

Oncology patient with Mom

Patient-Family Education

Review educational information for individuals and families facing childhood cancer.