Clinical Programs and Services

PatientYour primary care physician should refer your child to our clinics. After the referral is made, patients or primary care physicians are welcome to schedule an appointment at the convenience of the patient. More information can be found on our referrals page.

Outpatient care is provided in the pediatric hematology-oncology clinic located on the first floor of North Carolina Cancer Hospital, at the N.C. Children’s Specialty Clinic in Raleigh and in an outpatient clinic in Wilmington. Inpatient treatment and care is given in the adjacent North Carolina Children's Hospital.

Clinic Hours

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Clinics

  • Sedation Clinic
    Tuesdays 7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
    Fridays 7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • New patient and follow-up visits
    Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
    Wednesdays 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Fridays 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Hemophilia Clinic: Mondays, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. 
    New Appointments: (919) 966-4736
  • Sickle Cell Clinic: Mondays, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
    New Appointments: (919) 966-2468
    Appointments also available in Raleigh and Wilmington
  • Neuro-Oncology Clinic: First Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. 
    New Appointments: (919) 966-1178
  • Survivors Clinic: Second and Fourth Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. 
    New Appointments: (919) 966-1178
  • Follow-up Oncology Appointments 
    (984) 974-8300, after greeting, press option 2

For urgent visits, do not hesitate to call the pediatric hematologist-oncologist on call through the paging operator at (919) 966-4131.

For information on appointment procedures and parking please visit the  UNC Medical Center website.

Programs and Services

Our division treats patients with a variety of health issues including:

  • Hemophilia (through the Comprehensive Hemophilia Diagnostic and Treatment Center)
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Brain tumors
  • Late effects of anticancer therapy
  • General hematology/oncology

Offerings through our combined adult-pediatric bone marrow transplantation program include:

  • Autologous, allogeneic, matched unrelated donor transplants.
  • Umbilical cord transplants for malignant and nonmalignant diseases.

As a member of the Children’s Oncology Group, our division provides complete care for pediatric cancer patients. We offer the best standard care and experimental therapies for childhood cancer. We also provide a full array of emotional, educational and social support services including:

  • Instruction from public school teachers who conduct classes and tutor children and adolescents undergoing long-term care.
  • Guidance from a social worker who is available to arrange referrals to resources and agencies, to provide information on funding for clinical care and to assist with transportation concerns.
  • Assistance of the oncology nurses/specialists who coordinate home health care referrals and teach patients and their families how to manage care at home.
  • Assistance from a recreational therapist who teaches patients how to use recreation to cope with their cancer.
  • Services of child psychologists who help patients and their families deal with cancer and adjust to cancer as a chronic illness.

More information on clinical programs and services can be found on the N.C. Children’s Hospital website.