Children diagnosed with cancer or blood disorders can receive the multidisciplinary care they need right here in the Augusta, Georgia area. Children's Hospital of Georgia Pediatric Cancer and Blood Disorder Center is the home of pediatric hematologists-oncologists who diagnosis and treat all types of cancer in children, which includes leukemia's, tumors of the brain and spinal column, and solid tumors. We also treat children with hemophilia, sickle cell disease and other blood and clotting disorders. Our hospital and clinic are staffed by specialized pediatric hematology and oncology nurses who deliver excellent care.
All children born in Georgia are screened for sickle cell disease at birth. That’s because early diagnosis and specialized care can prevent death and serious complications from this disorder. Children’s Hospital of Georgia is the only facility in the area offering care for children with sickle cell disease. The Augusta University Medical Center is a designated State Center for the confirmation of children suspected of having sickle cell disease and other hemoglobinopathies.
Children with hemophilia need easy access to comprehensive care by physicians who understand this inherited blood disorder. Children's Hospital of Georgia operates the area’s only pediatric hemophilia program.