Current Status of Pediatric Oncology in Iran

Mardawig Alebouyeh


The pediatric hematology and oncology (PHO) services in Iran have steadily improved during the past 10 years. Today, we have specialized PHO services in almost all major cities throughout the country, where 43 board-certified or eligible pediatric hematologist-oncologists are currently giving care to children suffering from cancer or hematological disorders.  In this paper, the state of Pediatric hematology-oncology in Iran will be presented.

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