Pediatric Cancer Treatments

New research and treatment advances are making pediatric cancer and blood diseases more treatable than ever before.

Northwestern Medicine offers nationally recognized expertise to treat your child’s disease and cope with the related emotional, social, and developmental challenges.

Depending on your child’s condition, they may also have access to innovative therapies through clinical trials. Therapies include:

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine

Your child may receive some treatments in the Pediatric Infusion Center, a specially designed treatment area located within the Pediatric Outpatient Center of Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. The Infusion Center is staffed by Lurie Children’s pediatric specialists*, oncology certified nurses and child life specialists. Children can choose a quiet, private environment or participate in crafts and games where they can interact with other patients while getting therapy.

Research and clinical trials

Many of the pediatric cancer treatments used today were proven safe and effective through clinical trials in the past. The pediatric hematology/oncology specialists continuously strive to provide the best possible treatment options for children with cancer and blood diseases.


Northwestern Medicine offers access to the latest, most effective treatments and  innovative therapies through clinical trials for childhood cancers.


Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital is a collaborative program between Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Lurie Children's and its affiliated physician groups. The physicians participating in this program are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital or Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital.