From the bench to the patients’ bedside, our staff conduct basic, translational, and clinical research to advance the field of pediatric oncology.
Pediatric Oncology Branch
Information for Patients
Learn more about our clinical trials and the highly specialized care teams who lead them.
The Pediatric Oncology Branch is dedicated to improving outcomes for children and young adults with cancer and genetic tumor predisposition syndromes. We conduct translational research that spans basic science to clinical trials. Our clinical studies are performed in an environment that supports our patient’s medical and emotional needs, alongside cutting edge scientific research.
Whether you are a referring physician, family member or patient with childhood cancer or neurofibromatosis, or are interested in training at the Pediatric Oncology Branch, we hope that this website will provide the information you need to access our programs.
Chief, Pediatric Oncology Branch
In collaboration with other groups at NCI, we are engaged in special initiative programs aimed at advancing research and finding treatments for rare solid tumors and RASopathies.
POB is invested in training the next generation of scientists and offers training opportunities ranging from post-baccalaureate fellowships to post-doctoral fellowships, including a joint program in pediatric-hematology oncology with Johns Hopkins University.