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Women's & Children's Hospital

Pediatric Cancer

Childhood cancer is the second most common cause of death in children in the United States. However, for the 40-plus known cases in southwest Louisiana, there is help available right here in Acadiana. Dr. Ammar Morad, Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist on staff at Women's & Children's Hospital, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and blood disorders such as hemophilia, sickle cell disease and bleeding disorders in children.

For more information, see our pediatric cancer progress report:

  Download Progress Report (6MB)