I am a pediatric oncologist who specializes in the treatment of children and young adults with leukemia, lymphoma, and tumors involving the kidney (such as Wilms' tumor). Depending on the type of cancer, treatment can take months to years to complete. We treat these cancers with combinations of drugs that are tailored to each patient's individual situation.
My clinical research involves the use of novel agents and combination therapies for relapsed and refractory leukemia. We participate in Children's Oncology Group studies as well as early-stage clinical trials of promising new agents in multicenter studies coordinated by consortia such as POETIC (Pediatric Oncology Experimental Therapeutics Investigator Consortium) and TACL (Therapeutic Advances in Childhood Leukemia & Lymphoma).