What We Treat

Our team is highly skilled and experienced in treating children and young adults with all forms of cancer and blood disorders—from the most common to those rarely seen outside of the top pediatric centers. We treat:

Cancers

Blood disorders

  • Hemophilia
  • Thrombosis
  • Other coagulation and bleeding disorders
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Thalassemia
  • Bone marrow failure syndromes
  • Other red blood cell disorders, including acute and chronic anemia
  • White blood cell disorders


Services We Offer

Comprehensive programs

  • Cancer Program: We are home to one of the top 10 childhood cancer centers in the country. We have doctors who are skilled in treating all forms of cancer, including leukemia, lymphoma, brain tumors and solid tumors. Our cancer survivor program helps survivors and their families get the help and resources they need.
  • Blood Disorders Program: We care for more than 2,500 children with sickle cell disease, hemophilia and other blood disorders each year. This includes more than 1,700 children with sickle cell—making us the largest pediatric sickle cell program in the country.
  • Blood and Marrow Transplant Program: As one of the top pediatric BMT programs in the country, we provide expertise in autologous and allogeneic transplants. We are a national leader in transplanting children with sickle cell disease—we have cured more than 55 children.
  • Developmental Therapeutics Program: Our team focuses on the discovery and creation of new treatments for children with cancer and blood disorders. Our goal is to provide every opportunity for a child to be cured of his disease.

Innovative research

The Aflac Cancer Center is committed to excellence and innovation in pediatric cancer and blood disorders research. We are home to one of the largest clinical trial programs in the country—offering our patients access to some of the most novel treatment options in the country.

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Our Unique Approach

We are home to one of the leading pediatric cancer and blood disorders programs in the country. Combining the latest proven technology and research with a caring, child-friendly approach, makes the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center a top choice for the treatment of common and complex conditions.

Learn more about what makes Children's special

Meet our Cancer and Blood Disorders team


Helpful Resources

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Before your visit

Learn how to prepare for your visit to the Aflac Cancer Center, including information about our transitional housing options for families traveling from outside of Atlanta.

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Camps, events and support groups

Camps, retreats and other events offer many therapeutic benefits for children and families who are dealing with serious illness.

Camps, events and support groups

Second opinions and international services

We understand you want to be certain your child is receiving the best possible treatment available anywhere in the world. Second opinions can help provide the information you need to make an informed decision about the treatment for your child. For families traveling outside the U.S., we are here to help meet your unique needs and challenges.

Learn more about our second opinion services

Learn more about our international services

Donate

Learn how you can help make a difference in the life of a child battling cancer or a blood disorder.

Join the fight against childhood cancer and blood disorders

Locations

Egleston hospital

1405 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta, GA 30322-1062

Hughes Spalding hospital

35 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive SE

Atlanta, GA 30303

Scottish Rite hospital

1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE

Atlanta, GA 30342-1605

Children's Medical Office Building (at Scottish Rite hospital)

5455 Meridian Mark Road NE

Atlanta, GA 30342-1654