Dr. Isaac Yaniv
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Remedy Tours, Monday 07 July 2008 - 17:00:11

Chairman of the Pediatric Hematology Oncology Division at the Children's Medical Center of Israel

Senior Lecturer at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University

Medical director of the Ezer Mizion bone marrow donor registry

Dr. Isaac Yaniv is the chairman of the Pediatric Hematology Oncology Division at the Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel.

His interest is in childhood malignancies including leukemia and various solid tumors. He established the first dedicated pediatric bone marrow transplantation unit in Israel and played a leading role in promoting the field of umbilical cord blood transplantation. Furthermore, Dr. Yaniv established a stem cell research center.

Dr. Yaniv has published more than 120 articles in peer-reviewed journals and conducts clinical and molecular research in the field of pediatric malignancies.

The Hematology-Oncology Department for children and adolescents is a national referral center for Clalit Health Services. The Center was established over 30 years ago and receives young patients with blood and malignant disease from all over the country. Similarly, the department treats international patients from the FSU, Turkey, Cyprus and others. Each year, about 150 new cases of cancer are diagnosed in children and adolescents and another 250 youngsters with various blood diseases.

Hemo-Oncology Day Care

The unit comprises 15 beds and is open from 07:00 until 23:00 in order to ensure that patients and their families can receive lengthy treatments without the need for hospitalization. The late opening hours also allow children to attend regular kindergarten or school (or allow parents to go to work) during the day and still receive treatments in the afternoons or evenings.

Oncology Inpatient Department

The unit comprises 20 beds for chemotherapy patients who require hospitalization, patients with side-effects following chemotherapy, and for patients in an advanced stage of the disease and their families who receive individual, supportive care.

The Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit

Consists of 5 beds in separate rooms fitted with laminar airflow systems, where children from all over the country undergo bone marrow transplants.

Dr. Yaniv direct

Diagnosis of malignant diseases

Follow-up of the progress of therapy

Completion of the treatments including chemotherapy

Administration of blood products according to need

Hematology Clinic

Investigation, evaluation, treatment and follow-up of a range of blood diseases such as:

All types of Anemia


Different Hemoglobinopathies

Blood count disorders - congenital and acquired

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