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Oncology Program

Dr. Jennifer Levine in Payson 6 exam room

The Pediatric Oncology Program at Weill Cornell Medicine provides up-to-date comprehensive care to children and adolescents with all forms of childhood cancer.  Our specialists have extensive expertise in leukemias, lymphomas and sarcomas of bone and soft tissue.  A child life therapist and an art therapist provide invaluable support to children and families getting their treatment in our newly renovated facility.

Services & Programs

Pediatric Cancer Program

Our healthcare team cares for children and adolescents with a variety of malignancies, with a focus on lymphoma or leukemia. An integrated team including physicians, a nurse practitioner, social worker, and child life therapist makes the experience as comfortable as possible for the child and family.

Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Lymphoma Program

We provide tailored, comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, treatment, and follow-up care for adolescents and young adults. Our center features a special program — in collaboration with lymphoma specialists in adult oncology — for young adults with lymphoma, who generally have better results when treated using pediatric therapies.

Childhood, Adolescent and Young Adult Survivorship and Late Effects Program

This program provides ongoing care to survivors of pediatric and young adult cancers after completion of therapy for complications from their treatment, and the effects of surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy that was administered.


Our Team


Alexander Aledo

Alexander Aledo, M.D.

Director, Pediatric Oncology Program
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Associate Attending Pediatrician
Dr. Jennifer Levine

Jennifer Levine, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Assistant Attending Pediatrician
David Lyden

David Lyden, M.D., Ph.D.

Stavros S. Niarchos Professor of Pediatric Cardiology
Professor of Pediatrics
Lisa Roth

Lisa Roth, M.D.

Director, Adolescent & Young Adult Lymphoma Program
Charles, Lillian & Betty Neuwirth Clinical Scholar of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Medicine and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Assistant Attending Pediatrician


  • Children's Oncology Group (COG): COG, a National Cancer Institute supported clinical trials group, is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to childhood and adolescent cancer research.
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO):  ASPHO is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to promoting the optimal care of children, adolescents and young adults with blood disorders and cancer by advancing research, education, treatment, and professional practice.

What Sets us Apart

  • We are original members of the Children’s Oncology Group (COG), the premier multi-center pediatric cancer clinical trials group.
Pediatric Oncology Program
Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
525 E. 68th St., Payson 695
New York, NY 10021
(212) 746-3400

Pediatrics Weill Cornell Medicine Appointments & Referrals: (646) 962-KIDS (646) 962-5437 Chairman's Office: Weill Cornell Medicine 525 E 68th St.
Box 225
New York, NY 10065 (646) 962-5437