The Leukemia Program at Northside Hospital provides
comprehensive, state-of-the-art services for adult
patients battling acute
and chronic leukemias, myelodysplastic
and other blood-related cancers.
For patients with some forms of leukemia or other blood
cancers, a bone marrow or stem cell transplant may be
part of the treatment plan. To this end, we provide a
seamless transition to our nationally recognized blood
and marrow transplant program.
Northside's Leukemia Program offers patients the
Prompt MD evaluation and diagnosis 24-hours a
day, 7 days a week. Please call (404) 255-1930
to refer a patient. - How
to Refer a Patient.
Dedicated leukemia coordinators
Dedicated health psychologist
Access to state-of the-art clinical
research trials; Johns Hopkins
Oncology Center, National Cancer Institute
(NCI), CALGB, and biotechnology companies
Dedicated inpatient and outpatient staff
specializing in care of patients with leukemia
Specialized closed HEPA-filtered 36 bed
inpatient unit designed for unique needs of
Outpatient care provided in a dedicated,
HEPA-filtered clinic to provide maximum
protection from infection
Blood Bank and a dedicated Blood
Donor Center to fully support the
specialized transfusion requirements
Access to a highly experienced and dedicated
blood and marrow transplant Program/team
Onsite Flow Cytometry/Molecular Diagnostics and
Access to onsite urgent apheresis support - Atlanta
Leukemia Program FACT’s:
Provide leukemia patients with cutting edge
clinical research trials, state-of-the-art
treatments and wide range of services including
education, emotional and psychological support.
Our dedicated and experienced Leukemia Team is
amongst the most experienced in the country.
Treats more than 100 newly diagnosed
leukemia patients each year.
Committed to providing comprehensive care in a
Katherine Welch was diagnosed with acute myeloid
leukemia (AML) while she was 24 weeks pregnant with her
son Michael. Watch
the story of this brave family here.
Secure online and tax deductible giving is
available to help fund research, education and other
patient support services for the Leukemia Program
through the Northside Hospital Foundation. Call (770)
667-4483 (GIVE) or visit give.northside.com
for more information.