The core mission of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (PHO) at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is to ensure the care and cure of children with blood diseases and cancer, now and in the future.
The division’s goals are:
- To provide state-of-the-art, compassionate care to children with blood diseases and cancer
- To perform high-impact basic and clinical research which furthers the understanding of the pathogenesis and treatment of childhood blood disorders and cancer
- To train future leaders in pediatric hematology and oncology
The PHO is the largest, most comprehensive childhood cancer and blood disease center in western Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio, and northern West Virginia regions.