Patient Resources at Norton Children’s Cancer Institute

Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, and hosts several regularly scheduled support groups for kids with cancer and family members.

From the time your child enters the hospital, we try to give him or her time away from medical procedures to just be a kid.

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Support Groups

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Norton Children’s Cancer Institute

Talk to a member of our care team about advanced pediatric cancer care.

Call (502) 629-7725


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