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Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Department


  Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Department was established in 1986. Through years of development and effort, we keep on improving our clinical knowledge and skill in our patient’s care. The pediatric hematology/oncology ward is located at the 10th floor of Chi-Chung building, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital (KMUH). We provide disease diagnosis and comprehensive treatment for children with cancer and hematological disorder. 

  Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, including bone marrow, peripheral blood hematopoietic stem cell and cord blood transplantations have been performed for the patients in our department since 1990. The treatment outcomes are comparable to those in other international famous medical centers. In clinical research, many institutional or international clinical studies granted from Taiwan National Health Research Institute or the international pharmaceutical companies are undergoing in varied fields for our patients.

  We also provide integrated service for the special hematological disorders, such as thalassemia, spherocytosis, hemophilia and other hereditary hemolysis and bleeding disorder in a special clinic center, established in 1986 and located on 1st floor of KMUH, for disease prevention and treatment. We provide not only care but also prenatal consultation for the patients and their family. Our molecular biological laboratory provides the genetic diagnosis for thalassemia, haemophilia and other hematological diseases.

  Our medical team including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, medical technicians, social workers and volunteers are tall experienced personnel in the field of pediatric hematology/oncology. We take care of severe and complicated children and received the patients referred from other hospitals. We always keep in mind to try our best to improve our service and equipment to provide the best service for our patients.