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Dr. Smitherman with patient and mother in oncologyPediatric Hematology-Oncology is part of the UNC Department of Pediatrics, the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Children’s Oncology Group. Our providers specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and management of hematological disorders and malignancies in children, adolescents and young adults. Pediatric Hematology-Oncology offers comprehensive clinics in hemophilia and bleeding disorders, oncology, sickle cell disease, general hematology, brain tumors and long-term follow-up. Because, the care of children with cancer is a dynamic process based on improving treatments through research, our faculty are engaged in numerous clinical trials and in basic science research to support the ongoing care of children and adolescents with cancer.