About Us

We are the region’s only comprehensive center for childhood cancer and blood disorders.  We are a nationally recognized leader in pediatric cancer diagnosis, treatment and exceptional care.

Our team of doctors specialize in the field of pediatric hematology/oncology (cancer and blood disorders). Each doctor has individual expertise in a different area of this specialty , so your child receives highly individualized, expert care from someone who is dedicated to a specific type of cancer or blood disorder .

We work closely with pediatric surgeons, radiation oncologists and laboratory specialists who are specially trained to provide the best and most comprehensive care for your child.

We also provide you with access to a variety of support professionals, such as social workers, Portland public school teachers and child life therapists. All are experts who focus solely on the care of children with cancer and blood disorders.

Your child will be cared for in Doernbecher’s state-of-the-art Kenneth Ford Cancer Center, which includes a 21-bed inpatient unit and a combined outpatient clinic and infusion center.