CHILDHOOD CANCER

Childhood cancer affects about 14 of every 100,000 children in the United States each year.  Among all children and adolescents, the most common are leukemia, lymphoma, and brain cancer.  As children enter their teen years, there is an increase in the incidence of osteosarcoma. Almost all childhood cancer arise from non-inherited mutations in the genes of growing cells.

PATIENT

INFORMATION

Here you will find information needed as a patient as well as parent or guardian of a patient.

ABOUT

CHILDHOOD CANCER

It's natural to have many questions, such as, Who should treat my child? Will my child get well?

PHYSICIAN 

 INFORMATION

Resources for physicians to be in contact with our clinical staff.

Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer 

1705 S. Holtzclaw Ave. Chattanooga, TN  37404

www.hatcherfoundation.org  

phone: 423.243.3471    fax: 423-498-3581