New Cancer Cases

During the past five years, the Aflac Cancer Center averaged nearly 380 new cancer patients each year—more than one new cancer diagnosis every day of the year.

What does this data mean?

This graph shows the number of new cancer patients the Aflac Cancer Center treats each year. This volume ranks among the largest in the country.*

Why is this important?

As one of the largest pediatric cancer centers, our team has experience treating patients with many types of cancer—from the common to the very rare.*

How does the Aflac Cancer Center help ensure we are providing high-quality care?

  • A large, 60+ 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 cancer treatment.
  • Our team gives educational resources to every family to help them care for their child.
  • Our patients have access to more than 300 clinical studies, affording the access to some of the most novel treatment options in the country.
  • Cancer Survivorship Program for patients two years after therapy.

 

*Pediatric Health Information System (PHIS), 2013; 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.