Hematology and Oncology

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Hematology and Oncology

The Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at Little Star Children’s Hospital has been established as one of the largest service providers for children with cancers and blood disorders in the South Part of India.

Nearly around 6000 children attend our outpatient departments with various hematological and malignancy disorders every year. We treat around 80-100 new children with various cancers. We provide our outpatient services from 10am to 6pm, six days a week. We do procedures like Diagnostic Bone Marrow, lumbar punctures and chemotherapy as day care procedures. We see around 800-1000 new cases annually.

We have a 10 bedded in patient facility on Floor 5 with stringent isolation measures. We admit children with various hematological and oncology problems for the diagnosis. Inpatient services are closely monitored round the clock for children who have been admitted for Post Diagnostic treatments, ongoing therapies, surgeries and Febrile Neutropenia. Our Inpatient services are backed by a Highly Qualified Intensive Care Team and well supported by Nephrology, Neurology, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Pediatric Surgery departments. Our services are supported by well coordinated labs, imaging facilities and blood banking facilities.

5 bedded, isolated daycare facility is present at Level 1. Children attend for various diagnostic procedures and chemotherapy, after attending the consultations in outpatients. We extend our daycare facilities for 100 children every month.

We treat

We investigate and treat children with above problems according to national and international protocols to the needy Childern. Over the last two decades our standards and treatment results are impeccable as any unit in the western world. We extend the latest and advanced treatment and diagnostic modalities to the patients.

Bone Marrow Transplant Facility has been established on Floor 5 with all the necessary standards. Quite a few children have been successfully transplanted.
Our outreach clinics are unique and happening monthly at Rajahmundry, Vijayawada, Kurnool, Khammam, Karim Nagar and Warangal. These clinics are quite popular for the last 20 years serving children with various hematology and oncology problems near to their home.

We have dedicated and regular clinics exclusively for following children with Thalassemia, Sickle Cell Anemia, Aplastic Anemia and Hemophilia. We follow around 1000 children in these clinics as regular checkups. We have a dedicated physiotherapy service for children with hemophilia. Round the clock factor replacement therapy is available for children with hemophilia. We coordinate transfusion services very efficiently for children with all chronic problems with the help of good blood blank services across the city.

Large number of children at our hospital with cancers and blood disorders have been well supported by the Children Cancer Foundation (CCF) and Kinnera Memorial Foundation.

Opening Hours

Mon – Sat

10:00 AM – 03:00 PM

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