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Treating Children With Cancer

For children who have a malignant (cancerous) tumor, University of Utah Health has special, state-of-the-art care facilities. As a parent, you will be able to work with our highly trained specialists who will compassionately care for your child.

Our pediatric cancer specialists not only study cutting-edge treatments and research but also have the training they need to help a child through their treatment process.

We treat the following conditions:

  • Liver tumors
  • Lymphoma
    • Hodgkin
    • Non-Hodgkin
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Pancreatic tumors
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Wilms tumor of the kidney

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How Can I Prepare My Child for Surgery?

No matter the surgery, preparing for an approaching surgery can be stressful and frightening for you and especially your child. But with some age-appropriate teaching, reassurances, and support--that fear and stress can evaporate.

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Same-Day Pediatric Surgery

Our nationally recognized surgeons and staff provide appointments to diagnose and treat pediatric surgical conditions on the same day. You'll be able to meet with one of our specialists for a consultation in the morning and have your child's procedure completed that same afternoon.

*Same-day surgery currently unavailable due to COVID-19. Please contact us for more information.

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