Cancer and Blood Disorders

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The Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders

is a partnership between the UAB Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children’s of Alabama , the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center and National Childhood Research entities including the National Cancer Institute and the Children’s Oncology Group.

Each year, about more than 190 children are diagnosed with cancer in Alabama. The diagnosis include leukemia, lymphoma, brain and spinal cord tumors, solid tumors of muscle and bone, kidney and liver tumors and rare childhood cancers. There are approximately 2,000 patients treated with serious blood disorders, including sickle cell disease and hemophilia that receive care from the center each year.

We are committed to a CURE. Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders physicians are actively working toward the goal of a cure for all children through research and development of innovative therapies.

Clinical and Research Programs include:

Scheduling an Appointment
A physician's referral is required to schedule a first appointment in the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology clinic. Further information may be obtained by calling 205-638-9285.

Visit our Committed to a Cure page to learn how you can help.
Download the Committed to a Cure Cancer Infographic
Download the Committed to a Cure Sicklecell Infographic
Download the Committed to a Cure Neuro-Oncology Infographic