Life in Pediatrics

We look beyond a cancer diagnosis to focus on your child and family as a whole, by offering a supportive environment, engaging activities, and celebrations of milestones.

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Child Life Services

We help young patients and their families develop strategies for coping with and adjusting to treatment.

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Recreation

Our group and individual activities help patients connect with the power of their bodies, the strength of their imaginations, and the benefits of laughter.

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School Program

We consider school to be both necessary and therapeutic – school is a child’s work.

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Special Events

Patients and their siblings can enjoy our Pediatric Prom, holiday celebrations, and other special events throughout the year.

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Resources for Teachers & Parents

Explore these online education resources for teachers and parents of children and young adults with cancer.

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Integrative Medicine & Complementary Services

Our integrative medicine team offers patients a variety of services to complement traditional medical care, including yoga, music therapy, dance therapy, and touch therapy.

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Patient Stories

Explore inspiring stories from our pediatric patients and families, who describe how they coped with treatment, bonded with our staff, and demonstrated amazing strength.

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Newsletter

Our newsletter, News9, reports on the activities of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Pediatrics.