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Leukemia in Children

About Your Child's Care and Condition

Our experienced pediatric oncology team can diagnose and treat all forms of childhood leukemia. We offer the latest in treatment options and national clinical trials for leukemia, as well as the only pediatric blood and bone marrow transplant program in West Michigan. Based on the type, your child’s age and many other factors, we’ll develop a personalized plan for your son or daughter, with the ultimate goal of a cure. 

Leukemia refers to cancers of the white blood cells. The body produces large numbers of abnormal (leukemia) white blood cells, which crowd out the normal bone marrow and spread into the bloodstream. Leukemia is the most common form of childhood cancer, but most forms are also highly curable.