Hematology Oncology at SIUH's Children's Cancer Center.

The Children’s Cancer Center at Staten Island University Hospital provides diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up for infants, children, and adolescents from infancy to adulthood. The Center offers a comprehensive and collaborative approach to the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric cancer, following the guidelines of national pediatric cancer study groups. The Center is also equipped to evaluate, diagnose, and treat blood disorders such as anemia, thrombocytopenia, hemoglobinopathies, coagulation disorders, and many other blood-related diseases. Children diagnosed with sickle cell disease at birth are referred to the center for comprehensive evaluation and treatment.

The Center offers outpatient and inpatient care, including cancer chemotherapy, blood transfusions, factor infusions, gamma globulin infusions, and more.

Dr. Sarah Vaiselbuh, MD is the director of the HistioCare Program, Children’s Cancer Center, and cancer services at Staten Island University Hospital. Dr. Vaiselbuh received her medical degree from the University of Antwerp, Belgium. She completed her initial medical training in Belgium in Internal Medicine and Adult Bone Marrow Transplantation. Dr. Vaiselbuh did a second residency in Pediatrics at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center and a fellowship in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at Cohen Children's Medical Center of the North Shore-LIJ Health System.

A recognized expert in histiocytic disorders, Dr. Vaiselbuh established HistioCare, a new specialty center in Staten Island, NY. She is a member of the Histiocytosis Society, the professional organization that unites physicians from all over the world to review progress made in understanding this disorder.

In addition, she recently received the prestigious Jon Pritchard Fellowship Award, which recognizes promising research that might lead to a breakthrough for novel treatments in histiocytosis.

If you would like to take advantage of Dr. Vaiselbuh’s expertise and treatments, bring your child to the Children’s Cancer Center at Staten Island University Hospital for an appointment.

For further information or appointments please call:

Cancer Services' Office at (718) 226-6400 • FAX: (718) 226-6434

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