Cancer Programs at Norton Children’s Hospital

Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the University of Louisville, provides a number of specialized treatment programs using the latest medical technology to help kids get better.

Infusion Centers – Care based on each patient’s specific needs and concerns.

Pediatric Radiation Therapy Program – Kids get their treatment in a separate, specially designed wing of the state-of-the-art Norton Cancer Institute Radiation Center – Downtown.

Immunotherapy and Cancer Vaccine Program – Stimulating the immune system to help the body reject or destroy tumors.

Neuroblastoma – We have the ability to pinpoint the tumor while avoiding damage to surrounding healthy tissue.

Precision Cancer Medicine Clinic – Since cancer can be traced back to changes in the patient’s DNA, we use this knowledge to customize treatments to the patient.

Apheresis and photopheresis program. – The region’s only pediatric apheresis and photopheresis program to treat disorders of the blood and other conditions.

Total body irradiation – Designed to prepare your child for a stem cell or bone marrow transplant.

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