Our division treats patients with a variety of health issues including hemophilia, sickle cell disease, general hematology, solid organ tumors, hematological malignancies, and late effects of anticancer therapy.
We offer the latest standard of care and experimental therapies for childhood blood disorders and cancer, with faculty involved in basic, translational, and clinical research within the University of North Carolina and in collaboration with national cooperative groups.
Our division provides a full array of social support services including:
- Instruction from public school teachers who conduct classes and tutor those undergoing long-term care.
- Guidance from a social worker to provide information on funding for clinical care and to assist with transportation concerns.
- Coordination of home health care referrals and patient/family education regarding how to manage care at home.
- Recreational therapy teaches patients how to use recreation to cope with their cancer.
- Child psychology service helps patients and their families deal with cancer and adjust to cancer as a chronic illness.