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Below you will find common questions and answers Levine Children's Hospital has provided for our patients and parents who are exploring options for clinical trials at the Torrence E. Hemby Jr., Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Center.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has a great website with many common questions and answers about clinical trials including but not limited to the benefits and risks associated with Phase I and Phase II Clinical Trials. Learn more.
Yes. Download and print this PDF form on your personal computer. Then take this form to your child's doctor and the doctor's office can complete it and fax it back to our office 704-355-1188.
The Pediatric Oncology Developmental Therapeutics Program has a dedicated staff for administration of Phase I & II chemotherapeutic agents with full support for pharmacokinetic studies to include 24 hour observation if needed. Lab support for specimen handling and storage and shipping if needed. The DVL Team consists of physicians, child life specialists, nurses, social workers, and research experts. Below is a list of the DVL Team members.
The Torrence E. Hemby Jr., Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Center is on the sixth floor of the Medical Center Plaza (1001 Blythe Boulevard) on the campus of Carolina Medical Center.
If you need valet service, pull into the circle drive in front of the glass doors. If you are self-parking, just enter the parking deck directly beside Medical Center Plaza. Don't forget to take your ticket in with you to get validated when you check out after your appointment. View the Map and Directions page.
You can always call our office and speak with someone about any questions, concerns, or requests for additional information. Please call 704-446-5285.
Of course. We understand that each child's reactions to coming to our office will be different. We do have a Child Life Specialist dedicated to the LCH Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Center who is there to assist you and your child throughout the process.
The Child Life Specialist collaborates with medical staff and multidisciplinary teams to develop comprehensive plans for psychological programming consistent with each child's medical condition. The goal of the Child Life Specialist is to provide psychosocial, social and emotional support to all pediatric patients and their families. Learn more about the Child Life Specialists.
We have a wonderful online health section on this website that has separate sections for parents, teens, and children. Learn more.
In addition to online information we have a Family Resource Center on the 2nd floor of Levine Children's Hospital. There are hundreds of medical books for patients and parents. We also have a medical librarian dedicated to the center; she is available Monday-Friday to assist you with your research. We have computers you can use to research your child's condition and private viewing rooms to watch a video about conditions, treatments, procedures etc. Our library is open to all our patients and their family as well as the community. To learn more about the Family Resource Center just click here.