Cancer and Blood Disorders Center
CBC (complete blood count) – A standard blood test used to determine the number and size of red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets in your child’s blood.
DDAVP challenge – A test used to determine whether the treatment DDAVP (desmopressin) can be used to treat a child with hemophilia A or von Willebrand disease.
Trans-Cranial Doppler – A non-invasive test that uses sound waves to detect blood flow or bleeding in the brain.
FerriScan – A non-invasive scan that uses magnets to measure the amount of iron in the body from transfusions.
To learn more about the conditions treated in Children’s Hematology Department, please select one below: