Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is nationally ranked in Cancer by U.S. News & World Report and the highest ranked in Northern California. The Pediatric Oncology team provides diagnostic evaluation and therapeutic management plans as well as extensive psychological and social support, including a clinic for long-term follow-up of childhood cancer patients. We participate in the Children's Oncology Group (COG).

All of our patients are eligible for treatment protocols used by this national cooperative group. Learn about our Bass Childhood Cancer Center.

We have dedicated cancer programs in the areas of:

  • Brain Tumors
  • Bone Tumors and Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Late Effects of Childhood Cancer
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma
  • Neuroblastoma and Wilms Tumors
  • Rare Tumors