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April 11, 2016



A novel compound has shown promise in preclinical studies as a treatment for acute myeloid leukemia, more than doubling median days of survival even in a drug-resistant form of the disease. 


March 17, 2016



Doctors researching the condition have been given a multi-million dollar grant to advance our knowledge of the illness.
March 5, 2016



The Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been named one of the founding members of the Cancer MoonShot 2020 Pediatrics Consortium, bringing the promise of combined immunotherapy as the next-generation standard of cancer care to children diagnosed with cancer.


Feb. 18, 2016



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Jan. 19, 2016



The Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been named a host institution for an international clinical trial analyzing the safety and effectiveness of an investigational cellular therapy treatment for children fighting cancer. 
Jan. 14, 2016



The sickle cell program at the Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been named the lead coordinating center for a National Institute of Health (NIH) study to determine the safety and effectiveness of bone marrow transplants (BMT) compared to standard care therapies to cure sickle cell disease in young adult patients.



Jan. 14, 2016



Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University announce that after 15 years of dedicated service, William G. Woods, M.D., has stepped down as director of the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders CenterRead More...
Sep 30, 2015



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Sep 8, 2015



UGA Head Football Coach Mark Richt and GT Head Football Coach Paul Johnson are issuing a challenge to their fans to make a $100 donation during the month of September in honor of Children’s 100th anniversary.


Aug. 27, 2015



Throughout September, more than 550 SUBWAY® restaurants will reward customers making an in-store donation to the Aflac Cancer Center with an “I hugged Freddie” paper icon which can be personalized with the customer’s name and includes a discount coupon.


Aug. 14, 2015



The WSB Care-a-Thon raised $1,565,382 to fund research and programs at the Aflac CanRead More...
July 22, 2015



The friendly rivalry between the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech baseball teams will be put to use for a good cause for the 13th Annual Kauffman Tire Spring Classic for Kids benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, presented by 680 The Fan on 93.7 FM.  The teams will compete on Tuesday, May 12, at 7 p.m. for the season series.


May 1, 2015



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Jan. 20, 2015



The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta recently announced the recipients the prestigious Laura Snitzer Boozer Nursing Award. This award honors nurses who have demonstrated professional excellence and leadership in pediatric cancer care and provides financial support for continued education in the field of oncology.
Dec. 1, 2014



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Sep 10, 2014



Organizations in Atlanta – and across the country – are participating in the Go Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness campaign this September.
Sep 5, 2014



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Sep 4, 2014



Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta announced today that its primary academic partner, the Emory Department of Pediatrics, has achieved No. 5 in the 2013 National Institutes of Health (NIH) rankings for pediatrics according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. In a jointly developed research strategic plan, Children's and Emory previously set a goal to reach the top 10 NIH funded department of pediatrics by 2018.



Feb. 18, 2014



The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta recently announced the recipients the prestigious Laura Snitzer Boozer Nursing Award. This award honors nurses who have demonstrated professional excellence and leadership in pediatric cancer care and provides financial support for continued education in the field of oncology.
Jan. 28, 2014



Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has received a generous donation of $360,000 from Ian's Friends Foundation to establish the Ian's Friends Foundation Brain Tumor Biorepository at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Read More...
Jan. 21, 2014



Doctors researching the condition have been given a multi-million dollar grant to advance our knowledge of the illness.
Dec. 23, 2013



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Dec. 1, 2013



Our Aflac Cancer Center along with Emory University have received a grant of almost $10 million to target lethal lung damage that causes many deaths in children who have sickle cell disease.


Oct. 22, 2013



Fox News national features Ansley Riedel, cancer survivor and nursing graduate, and discusses how SurvivorLink helps patients and physicians monitor potential late effect conditions in cancer survivors.
June 5, 2013



The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta recently announced the recipients the prestigious Laura Snitzer Boozer Nursing Award. This award honors nurses who have demonstrated professional excellence and leadership in pediatric cancer care and provides financial support for continued education in the field of oncology.
Feb. 28, 2013



NextBio today announced a translational research partnership with Emory University, Winship Cancer Institute and the Aflac Cancer Center aimed at using NextBio Clinical to interpret molecular and genomic data from children with medulloblastoma
Jan. 22, 2013



Fox 5 features the inspiring Chance family as they honor their son, Patrick Chance, through the dedication of a specialty radiation room for MIBG therapy.
Jan. 9, 2013



Watch our music video featuring our physicians, patients and staff as we celebrate National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Sep 12, 2012



Girl earns green belt while battling leukemia


Sep 11, 2012



Aflac, the number one provider of supplemental insurance in the United States and 11-time recipient of FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies designation, helped unveil a new logo for the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
May 4, 2012



WSB-TV features Beth Collier, a music therapist at the Aflac Cancer Center
Jan. 1, 2012



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Dec. 1, 2011



The Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta announced today the successful launch of the SurvivorLink information technology system—a crucial tool to help physicians, clinical staff and patient families ensure childhood cancer survivors have optimal health and quality of life.
May 3, 2011



he Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta recently announced that Cara Brown, R.N., M.N., C.P.O.N., and Melissa Schinck, R.N., have been presented with the Laura Snitzer-Boozer Nursing Award.
Feb. 1, 2011



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April 17, 2009