Compassionate Inpatient Care for Children with Cancer 

When children with cancer require hospitalization, they need the care of skilled and compassionate pediatric oncologists and others who deliver state-of-the-art care. That’s why Medical Center at Augusta University’s Children's Hospital of Georgia offers a dedicated pediatric cancer unit with:

  • The areas’ only pediatric oncologists who deliver a continuum of care from diagnosis to surgery to chemotherapy and radiation to follow-up care 
  • Dedicated pediatric oncology nurses who are chemotherapy certified by the Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses
  • In-unit chemotherapy based on special protocols for pediatric oncology
  • Dedicated pediatric dieticians, pharmacists and respiratory therapists
  • Wireless telemetry monitoring
  • Child Life Specialists to help children understand and cope with care
  • A Pediatric Evaluation Team (PET) to quickly access a patient’s health status
  • Certified Oncology Nurse Educators and a Family Resource Library
  • Patient Family Centered Care
  • Pediatric Sedation Teams, specially trained to safely sedate children for medical procedures 
  • Ongoing research and access to clinical trials
  • A dedicated playroom 
  • Camp Rainbow, a camp for oncology patients and their siblings  

For more information, call 706-721-KIDS (5437) or toll free at 888-721-KIDS (5437) to speak to a member of our care team.