Hematology means blood science, blood is also vital for the whole body. The Department of child Hematology is a more specific area than Hematology. Doctors who are specialists in Child Health and diseases; after completing their specialized training, they are eligible to become a pediatric hematologist and oncologist for 3 more years in the fields of Hematology & Oncology. In fact, every pediatric hematologist & oncologist is a pediatrician.

Hematology; lymphoma, multiple myeloma, acute and chronic leukemia and similar disorders; bone marrow, lymph system and blood-related diseases are examined. The treatment of these diseases requires good teamwork and experience. Hematology service is one of the areas where very important developments have taken place in recent years, treatment options for diseases have increased, and clinical trials have been conducted the most. The rate at which hematological cancers can also be treated is increasing rapidly.

In addition to selim and malignant blood diseases observed in childhood, childhood cancers are also in the field of Pediatric Hematology & Oncology. Anemia (anemia) is the most common of these diseases. Iron deficiency, Vitamin B12 deficiency, structural and acquired aplastic anemia are included in this group. The most common blood diseases of childhood in IstHealth Children’s Hematology departments are iron deficiency anemia, malignant disease, acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Children’s blood diseases service; Nutritional Anemia (iron deficiency anemia, vitamin B12 deficiency Anemia), acute lymphoblastic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, aplastic anemia, thalassemia (Mediterranean anemia) is well established for diagnosis and treatment of many other diseases such as hemophilia. Hemangioma is also a benign vascular tumor that is common in childhood. The child is treated by specialists in Hematology and oncology where necessary.

Treatment of childhood leukemia (blood cancer or bone marrow cancer) is performed by specialists in pediatric hematology as chemotherapy. Childhood organ tumors, bone tumors, soft tissue tumors, kidney tumors, and brain tumors, Pediatric Hematology and oncology oncology specialists under the scope of branches under the treatment.

IstHealth Health Children’s Group provides services with hematology department, experienced physicians and medical personnel, high-standard chemotherapy service, therapeutic apheresis unit and bone marrow transplant unit. Located under the roof of the IstHealth, Blood Station, Unit apheresis, immunology, genetics and pathology labs, radiology, infectious diseases, intensive care, additional support, such as with the quality serves as a center of high standard.

IstHealth child Hematology departments continue their treatment in Şişli, Bahçelievler and Ankara locations. Although related to children diagnosed for blood diseases using the most advanced technology, expert physicians according to the results of their audit, meticulously continues.

The department also works in coordination with specialists in Pediatric Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Nuclear Medicine, Radiology department. All treatment services in the department are provided by academic expert staff who are experienced in their field.

Bone marrow transplantation (stem cell transplantation)* is an outstanding treatment approach that has an important place in the treatment of hematological diseases and is carried out by our experienced teams in our fully equipped units.

Pediatric Hematology