About the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD) at Children's Medical Center is ranked 16th by U.S.News & World Report. And, Children's is ranked among the top children's hospitals in the U.S.
- More than 200 children with cancer are newly diagnosed and treated at Children's each year with more than 500 receiving therapy at any given time.
- Approximately 400 children are evaluated each year at Children’s for a variety of hematologic disorders.
- The hematology program at Children’s participates in National Institutes of Health funded clinical trials networks in Hemostasis, Transfusion Medicine and Thalassemia.
- Children's offers state-of-the-art stem cell transplant from peripheral stem cells, bone marrow and umbilical cord blood.
- Multidisciplinary team specially trained to work with infants and children.
- Participation in a variety of national and international research studies.
- More than 100 transplants have been performed since the program’s inception in 1992 with an average of 15 per year.