The Aflac Cancer Center is one of the largest pediatric cancer and blood disorders centers in the country.* In 2012, we had an average of 50 patients in our inpatient units a day.
What does this data mean?
This graph shows the total days patients stayed in an Aflac Cancer Center inpatient unit from 2008 through 2012. This volume ranks among the largest in the country.*
Why is this important?
Because of our large volumes, our team has experience treating patients with many types of cancer and blood 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 what to expect before, during and after treatment.
- Our team gives educational resources to every family to help them care for their child.
*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.