The medical team at Seattle Children’s, a founding organization of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), has a long history of successfully caring for children and teens who have leukemia. Renowned specialists from Children’s, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and SCCA treat childhood leukemia:
- Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)
- Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML)
- Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)
- Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML)
Cancer Care Success Rates
Read about our success rates for treating pediatric cancers.
Bone Marrow Transplant
If your child or teen needs a bone marrow transplant, you should know that the Fred Hutchinson Transplant program at SCCA was ranked first in outcomes in a multi-year study by the National Marrow Donor Program that measured one-year survival rates of patients among 122 transplant centers in the United States. The Hutchinson Center pioneered the use of bone marrow transplants as a treatment for blood diseases more than 40 years ago. Since then thousands of patients with leukemia have come from around the world to receive bone marrow transplants at SCCA. Bone marrow transplants have transformed leukemia and related cancers, once thought incurable, into highly treatable diseases with survival rates as high as 80 percent.