Pediatric Hemato-Oncology
in Israel

The Pediatric Hemato-Oncology Department at Sheba Medical Center provides compassionate and comprehensive care for children with cancer and blood disorders, such as lymphomas and leukemias. Our internationally renowned specialists treat approximately 1,200 inpatients and 4,000 outpatients every year. As a part of the state-of-the-art Edmond and Lily Safra Children’s Hospital, we are committed to designing personalized therapies for every young patient – always using the latest techniques and technologies.

Childhood Cancers & Conditions that We Treat at Sheba

Our Pediatric Hemato-Oncology Department doctors are skilled in diagnosing and treating many
childhood cancers and serious blood disorders, including:

  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)

  • Acute Myelogenous (myeloid, myelocytic, non-lymphocytic) Leukemia (AML)

  • Childhood Hodgkin Disease/Lymphoma (HD)

  • Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)

  • Sarcomas

  • Bone Tumors

  • Brain Tumors

Treatments that we offer:

  • Traditional chemotherapy

  • Targeted chemotherapy

  • Radiation therapy

  • Bone marrow stem cell transplants

  • CAR-T cell therapy

Reasons

to Come to Sheba for

Pediatric Treatment

Supreme
Safety

Inpatient ward with strict infection controls, such as HEPA filters and positive pressure entranceways

Supportive
Care

Dedicated 24-hour medical and nursing staff

Expert
Doctors

Multidisciplinary physicians collaborate to provide personalized treatments

Comfort
& Efficiency

A personal coordinator from Global patient services is assigned to help each child and their family

Top-of-the-Line
Treatments

Progressive, research-based therapies that are not available in other medical centers

Specialized
for Children

Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic designed specifically to treat kids

Sheba – Ranked in the

Top Ten Best Hospitals Worldwide

Sheba Medical Center sets the standard for excellence in patient-focused care. Recently, Newsweek included Sheba on their prestigious list of the Top Ten Best Hospitals Worldwide. This endorsement recognizes Sheba as a leading force in medical science and biotechnological innovation – maximizing the latest technologies while always providing holistic, outstanding healthcare. Sheba is strongly committed to delivering personalized, expert medicine to everyone from all over the world.

The 10 Best Hospitals in the World

Special Technologies

& Treatments at Sheba

Research Laboratory –
Pediatric Leukemias, Solid and Brain Tumors

Working with specialists from the Hemato-Oncology Department, we combine clinical and basic research to find new therapies for childhood cancers that are aggressive and difficult to treat. Ongoing studies include investigations into genetic markers of pediatric brain cancer, stem cell research, hematological malignancies, and drugs for treating brain cancer.

CAR-T Cell Therapy

Sheba Medical Center is one of a select few medical centers worldwide to offer CAR-T therapy, a revolutionary treatment for leukemia. CAR-T therapy involves injecting genetically engineered T-cells into the patient, which act as killer cells that target and destroy tumor cells. Our campus has all of the facilities necessary to implement this progressive therapy.

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