Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital

Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health at Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital, located at Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center, provides comprehensive pediatric care within a state-of–the-art, child- and family-focused facility. Located in Hackensack, it is one of two state-designated children’s hospitals in the Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health network.

New Jersey's Top Pediatric Cancer Program
The Children’s Cancer Institute, the pediatric cancer program at Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health, is a comprehensive program for children, adolescents and young adults (until age 22), that offers patients a multidisciplinary approach to treat all types of cancer and blood diseases.

In June 2023, the Best Children’s Hospital rankings by U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice, ranked the combined cancer program at Hackensack Meridian Health’s two children’s hospitals – Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital – #45 in the U.S. and the only pediatric cancer program in New Jersey to be ranked.

The Children’s Hospitals were also ranked #1 in New Jersey, for the third year in a row, and #10 in the Mid-Atlantic region. With more than 100 active oncology and transplant clinical trials open, the program is leading the charge to cure childhood cancer. Through research, pediatric cancers that were once considered to be incurable are now experiencing survival rates of up to 80%.

Tackle Kids Cancer at Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital
Tackle Kids Cancer raises funds to support pediatric cancer research at the Children’s Cancer Institute and in-hospital programs and services for children fighting cancer, along with their families, at Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital.

If you are looking for pediatric cancer support and would like to make an appointment with one of our physicians at the Children's Cancer Institute, please call 551-996-5437 or click here for more information.

This can’t be done without you

Tackle Kids Cancer is a team effort. By raising awareness and funds, we help hundreds of pediatric patients being treated today, and help fund discoveries to keep children healthy in the future.

Children with cancer need your help. Your donation will save lives.