The oncology program at the Stollery is the Northern Alberta children¿s cancer care program that works with children with Cancer.
Provides a specialized pediatric cancer care program focused on meeting the needs of children with all forms of cancer.
Offers an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to care for children and their families, with specially trained personnel fully dedicated to the care of children with childhood cancer.
Provides inpatient and outpatient assessment, intervention and follow-up for children experiencing any childhood cancer.
Inpatient Services are provided on Unit 4E3: The Hole Family Space Shuttle for Children.
Outpatient Services (outpatient clinic and day ward) are provided on Unit 4E2, which is adjacent to the inpatient unit.
The Program features a strong multidisciplinary team providing:
- Radiation Therapy in partnership with the Cross Cancer Institute
- Bone Marrow Transplant workup for patients requiring transplantation at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary
- Social Work
The Program is involved in international research with the Children's Oncology Group (COG). The oncology/hematology physicians lead several international tumor research groups. Treatment is given to all children based on these international protocols, allowing the Program to offer state of the art therapy to children with cancer.
The outpatient clinics are Physician/ Nurse Practioner lead in partnership with a clinic nurse coordinator:
Bone Marrow Transplant clinic
-This service provides care and support for patients having allogenic and/or autologous bone marrow transplants.
The Kids with Cancer Society Survivor Program
This service promotes health and emotional well-being in Survivors of Childhood Cancer by providing lifelong screening and support for medical and psychosocial long term complications of cancer therapy.
The program currently follows over 600 survivors of childhood cancer.
This service provides patients with brain tumors symptom management, educational support and coordinated care through specialist in neurosurgery, radiation and chemotherapy as well as endocrinology, neuropsychology and social work.
General Oncology Clinic
This service provides care and support for to the pediatric population with cancer
Closer to Home Program which allows eligible patients to receive selected aspects of cancer care in community sites (Barrhead, Bonnyville, Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie, Hinton, Lloydminster, and Red Deer).