The Aflac Cancer Center cares for one of the largest populations of children with bleeding disorders in the country.*
What does this data mean?
This graph shows the total number of children with bleeding disorders that came to the Aflac Cancer Center for treatment in 2012.
Why is this important?
As one of the largest pediatric programs in the country, it shows our team is experienced in caring for children and young adults with many different bleeding disorders.*
How does the Aflac Cancer Center help ensure we are providing high-quality care?
- A large, 65+ person faculty includes pediatric-trained oncologists (cancer doctors), hematologists (blood disorder doctors), BMT doctors and researchers.
- Our family support team includes child life specialists who educate families about blood disorders, including possible problems and treatments.
- Our team gives educational resources to every family to help them care for their child.
- Recognized leader among treatment facilities in the country for its achievements in care, education and research for patients with congenital bleeding disorders.
- Our care model breaks down the barriers for patients moving from pediatric to adult care.
- Our patients have access to more than 250 clinical trials, affording the access to some of the most novel treatment options in the country.
*Pediatric Health Information System (PHIS), 2012; the PHIS hospitals are 42 of the largest and most advanced children’s hospitals in America and constitute the most demanding standards of pediatric service in America.