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World-Class Expertise in Liver Tumor Treatment

The Nemours Liver Tumor Program helps save the lives of children who have liver cancer. We work to shrink and then remove liver tumors. 

Nemours is one of the only children’s hospitals in the nation to offer an advanced new treatment for liver tumors. It’s called transarterial radioembolization with Yttrium-90, or TARE-Y90

TARE-Y90 is revolutionary because it targets the tumor without damaging the healthy parts of the liver. It has the potential to offer some kids with liver tumors a cure. It may help others feel better without having to get more chemotherapy. 

Our team of internationally recognized experts in oncology, cancer surgery, liver transplant and interventional radiology treats several types of liver cancer. We also offer liver transplants for children who need them. 

It’s all part of the Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (NCCBD). The NCCBD is a multisite center that combines advanced clinical care and research. As one of the largest childhood cancer centers in the country, we have expertise treating even the rarest liver tumors.

We're here to offer families expert help — and hope. 

Find Liver Tumor Care From Nemours 

We have many pediatric liver tumor specialists and locations — find the care closest to you:

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Blakleigh's Story

Meet Blakleigh and see how the Nemours Liver Tumor Program gave her life-saving treatment. 

Conditions & Treatments

We see a wide range of conditions — far too many to list here. The conditions we treat vary depending on the location and providers selected. Don’t see a condition listed? Call us. 

Hepatoblastoma (HB)
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)
Rhabdoid tumor of the liver
Undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma

Innovative Liver Tumor Treatment

A destination for treating liver tumors, Nemours is on the forefront of new treatments.

  • We’re nationally ranked for cancer care. U.S. News & World Report ranks Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware as one of the top children’s hospitals for cancer care.  
  • We offer TARE-Y90, the most advanced liver tumor treatment. TARE-Y90 helps shrink tumors. It can help shorten or ease chemotherapy for some kids.  
  • We have one of the largest pediatric liver cancer programs in the country. With locations in the Delaware Valley and throughout Florida, our team sees many children with liver cancer. 
  • We offer second opinions. We often serve as consulting physicians for children with challenging and complex cancer conditions.  

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Pediatric oncologists, radiologists and other physicians on our team

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Hours after TARE-Y90 treatment a child can often go home

About TARE-Y90

What is Radioembolization (TARE-Y90) for Liver Tumors? Learn more from the Nemours experts at KidsHealth.org. 

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