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Pediatric Hemato-oncology

+57 602 331 9090 Ext: 7906

Target population

Pediatric population (infants and children up to 18 years of age).

  • 6 pediatric hemo-oncologists (4 in the hemato-oncology unit and 2 in the transplant unit).
  • 2 pediatricians in the hospitalization area
  • 1 pediatrician coordinating the pediatric department, in charge of ensuring safe discharge of the patient.
  • 2 head nurses subspecialized in oncology.
  • 1 head nurse for integration of the administrative department to streamline procedures and properly follow-up patient processes.
  • 3 general practitioners in the infusion department.
  • 3 general practitioners in hospitalization, 2 in bone marrow transplantation and 1 in hemato-oncology.

The Unidad de Atención en Cáncer Infantil (Childhood Cancer Care Unit, in Spanish UACAI) includes:

  • Hospitalization at the specific department, Pediatrics, in the 4th floor, equipped with 20 beds, and in other hospitalization floors according to the isolation conditions required by each patient, attended by personnel qualified and trained in the medical assistance of the pediatric population with these pathologies.
  • Outpatient consultation: 2 offices with 2 specialists, in order to ensure timely assistance for new patients, in addition to necessary checks and follow-up visits.
  • Procedures room equipped with an anesthesiology service, in order to perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, such as bone marrow aspiration and biopsies, lumbar punctures and intrathecal chemotherapy.
  • Clinical service of infusion therapy, for the administration of chemotherapy in the outpatient setting, replacement treatments and specific medications, as well as transfusions, as needed by patients.
  • Recreational and educational spaces are periodically arranged for both hospitalized patients and their relatives as well as those in outpatient follow-up. They are focused on patients’ home-care, administration of medication, alarm signs at home, etc., in order to achieve better adherence, an improved response to treatment and reduce risks of complications.

Essential departments are part of Fundación Valle del Lili, such as Pediatric emergencies, available 24 hours a day, Pediatrics, the neonatal and cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, blood bank, pathology testing with flow cytometry and genetic tests, neuropathology, clinical laboratory, diagnostic imaging, radiotherapy, nuclear medicine, surgery rooms, liver transplant, bone marrow transplant, immunology and genetics, among others, that ensure a timely diagnosis, management of associated complications, and targeted and timely treatment.

The service personnel provide great humane care, with long experience and great willingness, for a customized attention. Children, as well as their families and their social environment are considered, ensuring their rights and trying to improve every child’s conditions and those of their families, in order to achieve an adequate treatment and increase survival for children with cancer.

Do you live outside of Colombia?, Are you interested in receiving information about Pediatric Hemato-oncology at La Fundacin Valle del Lili? contact us at the following link:

International Office

Specialist in Pediatric Hemato-oncology