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Childhood Cancer, Blood Disorder Experts to Gather at Children's of Alabama for Annual Symposium

BIRMINGHAM – Registration is now open for the 10th Annual Advancement in the Care of Pediatric Cancer & Blood Disorders Symposium at Children’s of Alabama. The symposium will be held on Friday, Oct. 18, 7:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. in the Bradley Lecture Center (1601 5th Ave. S., Birmingham 35233.)

The event, hosted by the Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s, brings together experts from Children’s and the University of Alabama at Birmingham to share the latest findings related to the diagnosis, technology, care and treatment of pediatric hematology and oncology patients. The full symposium agenda is available online.

Registration is available online at The fee for the daylong event is $35 and includes continental breakfast and lunch. Parking is available in the Children’s Park Place deck at the corner of 16th Street and 5th Avenue South.

Since 1911, Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Ranked among the best pediatric medical centers in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Children’s provided care for youngsters from every county in Alabama, 42 other states and seven foreign countries last year, representing more than 677,000 outpatient visits and more than 15,000 inpatient admissions. With more than 3.5 million square feet, Children’s is one of the largest pediatric medical facilities in the United States.