When a child is diagnosed with blood cancer, it’s critical to start appropriate treatment as soon as possible.
Care You Can Trust
The Cancer Center at Wolfson Children’s Hospital offers children of all ages access to nationally known pediatric cancer specialists. We work together to carefully coordinate each treatment plan because while we’re curing kids, we also want to protect their developing bodies and overall health.
At Wolfson Children’s, our expert team provides a wide range of treatments for the many types of leukemia and lymphoma that occur in childhood.
Wolfson Children’s Hospital has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the 50 best children’s hospitals for cancer care. Together with Nemours Children's Health, we are an Accredited Pediatric Cancer Program by the American College of Surgeons.
Our team is involved in research, studies and clinical trials, and provides cutting-edge treatment options and protocols based on the latest medical advancements. We participate in more than 80 pediatric cancer clinical trials as a member of the Children’s Oncology Group and almost all of our patients receive treatment using research protocols. All patients are evaluated for available clinical trials.
Conditions We Treat
- Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)
- Acute myeloid leukemia (AML)
- Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)
- Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML)
- Myelodysplastic syndromes
- Recurrent/relapsed/refractory tumors and leukemia
- Anaplastic large cell lymphoma
- Hodgkin lymphoma
- Large B-cell lymphomas
- Lymphoblastic lymphoma
- Mature B-cell lymphomas
- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
- Peripheral T-cell lymphoma
Treatments We Offer
Children deserve care from the most practiced specialists around, working as one team to deliver outstanding care. We bring together experts from oncology, hematology, specialized nurses, child life specialists, social workers and physical therapists to create a plan for initial treatment and ongoing after care to meet the specific needs of your child.
The Cancer Center serves children from North Florida, South Georgia and beyond. Wolfson Children's is located on the south bank of the St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, and is connected to Nemours Children’s Health via Kids Walk. Follow-up care is provided at our Brunswick and Daytona specialty centers.
Celebrating New Beginnings: A New Birthday
The day a child receives a bone marrow transplant can be a day of hope and new beginnings for the family. At Wolfson Children’s, we celebrate important milestones like this together with our patients. Our team plans a birthday party, complete with cake, party hats and singing. And, of course, the best birthday gift is a chance for a new start.
Bone marrow transplant cures rare blood disease
Diagnosed with congenital dyserythropoeitic anemia (CDA), Tyler’s disease was cured at age 12 with a bone marrow transplant.Read Tyler's Story