The Northside Leukemia Program
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 following:
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
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 leukemia patients
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
Access to a highly experienced and dedicated blood and marrow
Onsite Flow Cytometry/Molecular Diagnostics and Hematopathology
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
Committed to providing comprehensive care in a compassionate