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Hematologic Malignancy (Leukemia/Lymphoma)

Hematologic Malignancy (Leukemia/Lymphoma)

The Hematological Malignancy Program consists of a multidisciplinary team focused on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancers arising in the bone marrow, lymph nodes and other associated organs. The program is also focused on the education of students, residents and fellows who will be conducting scholarly and peer-reviewed clinical, translational and basic research in hematological malignancies.

The Hematological Malignancy Program has several “state of the art” basic, translational and clinical research programs in Acute Leukemias, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Hodgkin Lymphoma and other associated hematological malignancies. Overall the program is equipped to design and deliver customized and personalized therapy for each child and adolescent in the cancer center diagnosed with a hematological malignancy.

Diseases We Treat

Unique Features:

  • Cutting edge customized patient treatment protocols
  • Ten protective isolation hospital rooms for induction therapy and stem cell transplantation
  • Outpatient Infusion Center for patient specific therapies
  • State of the Art Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Local and total body radiation facilities
  • Targeted and developmental Therapeutics
  • Monoclonal antibody and radio-conjugate antibody therapies
  • Comprehensive Stem and Cellular Therapy and Transplantation Program
  • Cellular and Tissue Engineering Laboratory
  • Multidisciplinary team

Research and Education Highlights:

  • ACGME Accredited Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation Fellowship Training Program
  • Student, resident and other allied health professional elective/selectives
  • Children’s Oncology Group (COG) Member Institution
  • Childhood, Adolescent and Young Adult Lymphoma Cell Therapy Consortium (LCTC), Lead Institution
  • Childhood, Adolescent and Young Adult Non Hodgkins Lymphoma Translational Research and Treatment
  • Consortium, Lead Institute
  •  Stem Cell Transplantation for Poor Risk Acute Leukemia Consortium, Lead Institution
  • Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium (PBMTC), Member Institution
  • National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), Member Institution
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Cancer Genetics Research Program
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Tumor Immunology and Cellular Therapeutics Research Program

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital
100 Woods Road
Valhalla, NY 10595

By Car


Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital is served by Metro North's Harlem line via two stations:

• White Plains - Bus transfer options available
• Hawthorne - Taxi service available

For train fare and schedule information, call 1-800-METRO-INFO or go to METRO NORTH 


There are three bus lines (Westchester Bee Line) you can take to our campus. Please call 914.813.7777 for bus routes and fares.

Campus Map

The Westchester Medical Center campus includes the Maria Fareri Children's Hospital and the Behavioral Health Center.

Flower, Allyson
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Halperin, Edward
Radiation Oncology
Hochberg, Jessica
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Islam, Humayun
Islam, Humayun
Chief, Pathology Services
Moorthy, Chitti
Radiation Oncology


Nurse Coordinator:

Jackie Basso, RN, MSN, CPNP