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Survivorsfollow up clinics
The following criteria are used to add an institution to the list:
- Has a dedicated time and place for survivor clinic
- Meets at least twice a month
- Staffed by a doctor with experience in the late effects after treatment for childhood cancer
- Has a nurse coordinator
- Provides state-of-the-art screening for individual’s risks of late effects
- Provides referrals to appropriate specialists
- Provides wellness education
If you know of a clinic that should be included on this list, please e-mail Patty.
The date the information was last updated follows every entry below.
Long-term Follow-up Clinic
Alberta Children's Hospital
2888 Shaganappi Trail NW
Calgary, Alberta T3B 6A8
Phone: 1 (403) 955-7256
Fax: 1 (403) 955-2647
Nurse Clinician: Terri-Lee Shykula
Nurse Coordinators: Lisa Niotis, Greg Stewart
Medical team: Kathy Reynolds MD, D.H. Ross Truscott MD, Lucie Lafay-Cousins MD
The clinic meets every Thursday. Sees patients once they are 2 years off treatment and visit requirements are not greater than every 4 months. Patients are followed until they are 10 years off therapy or 20 years of age, whichever comes last. Our multidisciplinary team consists of a pediatrician, family physician, neuro-oncologist, neuro-psychologist , social worker, endocrine consultant and 3 registered nurses. We do accept patients treated in other centres, a transfer from the previous treatment centre is required.
The Kids with Cancer Society Survivor Program
Northern Alberta Children's Cancer Program
4E2 WMC Stollery Children's Hospital
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Phone: (780) 407-8798
Medical Director: Dr. Maria Spavor, MD, FRCPC
Clinic Coordinator: Maureen DiSciglio RN, BScN
Social Work: Colleen Dibden, BSW, RSW
Multidisciplinary team consists of a Pediatric Oncologist/Hematologist, Nurse Practitioner, Social Worker, Neuropsychologist, Psychologist and Endocrinologist. Provides referrals to medical subspecialists when necessary. Accepts patients after 24 months off therapy. Able to follow patients throughout childhood, adolescence and adulthood. Accepts referrals from other institutions.
Taking on Life After Cancer Clinic
Children's Hospital of Alabama
1600 7th Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35233
Nurse Coordinator: Pat Cotton, CRNP
Supervising Physician: Kimberly F. Whelan, MD
Sees patients at least two years off treatment. Meets every Friday.
Phoenix Childrens Hospital
Long Term Follow-up Clinic
1919 E. Thomas Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85016
Nurse Coordinator: Michelle Martinez, RN
Medical Director: Galit Rosen, MD
The clinic meets the first 4 Thursdays each month. Sees patients at least 2 years off therapy or 5 years from diagnosis whichever comes first. Sees all ages, including adults. Provides referrals.
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
LIFE Survivorship and Transition Program
Nurse practitioners: Maki Okada, RN, MS, CPNP, CPON; Kasey Rangan, RN, MSN, CPNP; and Yael Rosenthal, RN, MSN, CPNP
Medical Director: David R. Freyer, DO, MS
Sees both child and adult survivors; provides referrals for adults.
City of Hope
Childhood Cancer Survivor Program
Center for Cancer Survivorship
Department of Population Sciences
1500 E. Duarte Rd. DPS 173
Duarte, CA 91010
Director, Center for Cancer Survivorship: Smita Bhatia, MD, MPH
Medical Director: Saro Armenian DO, MPH
Clinical Director: Wendy Landier, RN, MSN, CPNP, CPON
Nurse Practitioner: Karla Wilson, RN, MSN, FNP-C, CPON
Registered Dietician: Dhvani Bhatt RD
Psychologist: Randi McAllister PhD
Clinical Research Assistant: Claudia Herrera, CRA
The clinic meets on Wednesday mornings and Friday afternoons. For further information or to schedule an appointment, call Claudia Herrera at: 626-471-9220 or email: email@example.com.
Patients must have been diagnosed with cancer at 21 years of age or younger and they must be in remission and at least 2 years off treatment. There is no upper age limit. Screening evaluations are based on the Children’s Oncology Group Long-term Follow-Up Guidelines.
Children's Hospital of Orange County
After Cancer Treatment Survivorship (ACTS) Program
455 S. Main St.
Orange, CA 92868
Appt: (714) 532-8636
Coordinator: Janet Hager-Chase RN BSN
Phone: (714) 289-4181
Medical Director: Lilibeth Torno MD
Our Long Term Follow up clinic meets every Thursday afternoon (except the 5th Thursday of the month). We see patients that are 2 years or more off therapy, until they reach age 21. It is a multidiciplinary clinic with oncology, endocrinology, cardiology and psychology. Patients see specialists as needed.
UCLA-LIVESTRONG Survivorship Center of Excellence
VITA Clinic for Adult Survivors of Pediatric Cancers
650 Charles Young Drive South, Room A2-125 CHS
Los Angeles, Ca 90095-6900
Medical Directors: Patricia Ganz, MD, Jacqueline Casillas, M.D., M.S.H.S., Marjorie Kagawa-Singer, Ph.D., M.A., M.N., R.N.
Program Coordinator: Erin Hahn, MPH
Phone: (310) 825-9781
This clinic is for patients treated for pediatric/adolescent cancer who are now over the age of 18. We can see patients that were treated anywhere; it is not only for UCLA patients. This clinic is on Fridays.
UCLA Pediatric Long-Term Follow-Up Clinic
Program coordinator: La Vette Bowles, NP
Phone: (310) 825-6708
Medical Director: Jacqueline Casillas, MD
This clinic is for patients treated for pediatric/adolescent cancers who have been off treatment for 2 years and are currently under the age of 18. This clinic is on Thursday afternoons.
Late Effects/Survivorship Program
Children's Hospital Central California
9300 Valley Children's Place
Madera, Ca 93636-8762
Program Coordinator: Jocelyn Alsdorf RN, MSN CPON
Medical Director: John Gates MD
Social Worker: Lakeshia Miranda, ACSW
Dietician: Pam Young RD
Children's Hospital's Late Effects/Survivorship Program addresses the many needs of this expanding population. Performing a thorough, 2 ½ hour evaluation, program specialists review the childhood cancer survivor's medical charts, treatments/dosages, areas in the body that the treatments targeted, imaging history and medications. They give the survivor a physical examination, process lab results, and assess for any learning problems, vocational limitations or socialization difficulties. To make the transition to adult healthcare a little easier, they also help teen survivors as needed to find the appropriate primary care physician and/or specialists for their condition.
The program's evaluation includes various assessments, from checking hearing, eyesight, hormone levels and kidney function, to discussing how to improve diet, exercise and sleep habits for optimum health. Participants are also provided information on how they can maximize their education, such as confirming whether they qualify by law to have extended time to take academic tests, and identifying scholarships available specifically for cancer survivors.
Thriving After Cancer (TAC)
The Peckham Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders
Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
3010 Children's Way MC 5081
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 966-1700 x7136
Nurse Practioners: Jeanie Spies RN, CPNP MSN; Kate O'Flaherty Keese, RN, CPNP, MSN
Nurse Coordinator: Lynn Schubert RNC, CPON, BSN
Medical Director: Andrew C. Dietz, M.D., M.S.
The clinic meets the 2nd and 4th and 5th Tuesday and Wednesday of the month, afternoon appointments. Sees patients 2 years off treatment and will continue to see them through age 22 depending on insurance. Our multidisciplinary team consists of Physician/Nurse Practioner, Registered Dietician, Psychologist, Social Worker, and Registered Nurse. NeuroOncology and NeuroPsychiatry consultants are available if needed. Referrals to specialists as needed. Will assist with transitioning to adult care.
STAR (Survivor's Treatment Assessment & Resource) Program
Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
Office Location: 2653 Elm Avenue, Suite 200
Long Beach, CA 90806
MD: Amanda Termuhlen
NP: Susan Shannon
Contact Person: Susan Shannon RN, MSN CPNP
See patients for life if treated here. Can follow others if referred with appropriate records.
Denver Children's Hospital
HOPE Survivorship Program (HOPE Clinic)
13123 East 16th Ave, B115
Aurora, CO 80045
Coordinator: Genevieve Sylvain
Medical Director: Brian Geffe, MD
The HOPE Clinic is available for childhood cancer survivors of any age who are five years or more past diagnosis and two years or more off therapy. The clinic is heldthe third Thursday of each month.
HERO'S (Health, Education, and Research Outcomes for Survivors) Clinic
Yale Cancer Center
New Haven, CT 06520
Nurse Clinician: Tonetta Christie
Supervising Physician: Nina Kadan-Lottick, MD
Sees patients of any age previously diagnosed with childhood cancer (at an age <21 years) who are at least 3 years since diagnosis. Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month.
Oncology Survivorship Program
Nemours duPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
Survivorship Nurse Practioner: Joanne Quillen, RN, MSN, PNP-BC
Medical Director: Rita Meek, MD
Dedicated clinic meets every Thursday. Joanne Quillen also sees patients
on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and a psychologist sees patients on
Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida
PACE (Pediatric After Cancer Experience Clinic)
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Program
Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida
9981 S. Healthpark Drive Suite 156
Ft. Myers, FL 33908
Pam K. Wojciki, MS, RN-CS, ARNP, CPON
Office phone (239) 343-5333
Meets weekly; patients seen by the clinic coordinator with 2 pediatric oncologists on site.
FACT (Follow-up After Cancer Treatment) Long-term Follow-up Clinic
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children/M.D. Anderson Cancer Center– Orlando
Center for Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders
92 W. Miller St., MP #318
Orlando, Florida 32806
Phone: (321) 841-8588
Nurse Practitioner: Nicole Jordan, MSN, ARNP, CPNP
Supervising Physicians: Vincent Giusti, M.D.; Don Eslin, M.D.; Robert Sutphin, M.D.; Amy Smith, M.D.; Susan Kelly, M.D.
This clinic sees children and young adult survivors of childhood cancer who are at least 2 years off of therapy Clinic is held every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
AFLAC Cancer Survivor Program
5455 Meridian Mark Suite 400
Atlanta, GA 30342
Program Data Coordinator: Melissa Hamilton (contact Melissa to schedule an appointment)
Medical Director: Lillian Meacham, MD
Pediatric oncologist: Karen Wasilewski-Masker, MD
Clinic is held every Tuesday; treats survivors up to age 20.
Winship Cancer Center
YASC at The Emory Clinic
1365 Clifton Rd, NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
Medical Director: Dr. Natia Esiashvili
Nurse Coordinator: Mary Batcha, RN
Sees patients who are 21 and older. Patients must be 2 years off therapy. Patients are seen throughout the month.
Children's Memorial Hospital
2300 Children's Plaza
Chicago, IL 60614
For an appointment, call (773) 880-6316
Coordinator: Tricia Salicete
Nurse Practicioners: Barbara Lockert APN and Karina Danner-Kopik, APN
Program Director: Kimberley Dilley, MD
Meets every Wednesday in Chicago and the 2nd Tuesday of every month in Arlington Heights; treats survivors up to age 23.
Children's Memorial Hospital/Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation
Star Program for Young Adult Survivors
Survivors Taking Action & Responsibility Comprehensive Care for Survivors of Pediatric Malignancies
675 N. St Clair 18-200
Chicago, IL 60611
Medical Director: Aarati Didwania, MD
Clinical Nurse Specialist: Karen Kinahan, MS, RN
Clinic meets Tuesday afternoons twice a month.
Treats survivors over 18 years old who are 5 years post diagnosis.
University of Chicago
Center for Survivors of Childhood Malignancies
Program Director: Tara Henderson, MD, MPH
Nurse Practitioner: Vicki Schulz-Gontarz, RN
Phone: (773) 702-6808
Meets weekly (every Tuesday); treats children, teens, and adults.
Advocate Hope Children's Hospital
Pediatric Oncology Survivorship in Transition (POST) Clinic
Keyser Family Pediatric Cancer Center
Advocate Hope Children's Hospital
4440 W. 95th St
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Medical Director: Sharad N. Salvi, M.D.
Nurse Coordinator: Linda Rivard, R.N.
Meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays (but new patients are seen only on Tuesdays). Sees patients 23 years off treatment and provides referrals to any subspecialities. Cares for children, adolescents, and adults.
Advocate Children's Hospital-Park Ridge Campus
Pediatric Cancer Survivorship Clinic
Park Ridge, Illinois 60068
Director: Dr. William Goodell
Nurse Coordinator: Julia O'Malley Stepenske, RN, BSN, CPON
The clinic meets Mondays and Wednesdays and treats patients off therapy for 2 years.
Riley Hospital for Children
Indiana University School of Medicine
Childhood Cancer Survivor Program
702 Barnhill Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Coordinator: Ann Haddix, RN, CPNP
Medical Director: Terry Vik, MD
Meets the first and fourth Wednesda of the month (more during the summer); sees children, teens, and will refer adults.
Clinic Appointments (317) 278-0199 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Kentucky Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematology Oncology Clinic
Long Term Follow Up Clinic
740 S. Limestone Street (inside Kentucky Clinic) 2nd Floor
Lexington, Kentucky 40536
Nurse Coordinator: Stacy Carter, RN, BSN, CPON
Medical Team: Sherry Bayliff, MD, MPH; Leslee Bertram, APRN
Social Worker: Kara Gore, CSW
The clinic meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays (afternoon) of every month. Patients must have been diagnosed with cancer at 18 years of age or younger and at least 5 years off treatment. There is no upper age limit. Screening evaluations are based on the Children's Oncology Group Long-term Follow-Up Guidelines.
Children's Hospital of New Orleans
TACL (Treatment After Cancer and Late Effects)
200 Henry Clay Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118
Clinic Director: Pinki K. Prasad, MD, MPH
Nurse Coordinator: Sherry Troquille
Meets every 2nd Friday of the month. Sees patients up to age 22 that are off treatment and 5 years from diagnosis.
The clinic multi-disciplinary; including neurologists, endocrinologists, neuro-psychologists and cardiologists. Provides referrals.
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Long Term Follow-Up Clinic
The Michael J. Garil Leukemia Survivors Program for Children, Adolescents and Adults
Baltimore MD 21231
Coordinator: Kathy Ruble, RN, Ph.D.
Physician Contacts: Robert J. Arceci, M.D., Ph.D.
Treats all ages of survivors. Clinic see patients 2-3 days per week.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
David B. Perini, Jr. Quality of Life Clinic for Childhood Cancer Survivors
44 Binney Street
Boston, MA 02115
Coordinator: Kren Giltin
Program Director: Lisa Diller, MD
Website: David B. Perini Quality of Life Clinic
Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays; sees children and adults.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Outcomes Clinic
44 Binney St, SW 331
Boston, MA 02115
Coordinators: Maura Ivems and Rose Joseph
Program Director: Christopher Turner MD
Meets Thursdays; Sees children and adult survivors of pediatric brain and spinal cord tumors.
University of Michigan
Long-Term Follow-Up Clinic
Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
1500 East Medical Center Dr.
Ann Arbor MI 48109
Medical Director: Valerie Castle, MD
Appointments: (734) 936-9814
General information: (800) 865-1125
The Pediatric Long-Term Follow-Up Clinic follows patients until they are between the ages of 18 and 21 or 10 years post treatment, whichever occurs last. The clinic meets the first and third Fridays of each month.
Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
After-Care and Transition (ACT) Program
Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
Located on Floor 10
100 Michigan Street NE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
Medical Director: Beth Anne Kurt, MD
The ACT clinic meets twice monthly on the first and third Wednesdays for survivors of childhood cancer, and on the second Tuesday for bone marrow transplant. The ACT clinic follows patients until they are between the ages of 18 and 21. Consults for adults over 21 are available; interested persons should contact the clinic for more information.
Long Term Follow-Up Clinic, University of Minnesota Hospital
For Childhood and Adult Cancer Survivors - age 22 and older
Long-Term Follow-up Clinic at Masonic Cancer Clinic University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview
Masonic Memorial Building 424 Harvard St. SE Suite M100
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Anne Blaes, M.D.
Jill Lee, CPNP-AC,CPON
For Childhood Cancer Survivors - age 21 and younger
Long-Term Follow-up Clinic at Journey Clinic University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital
Riverside East Building Ninth Floor
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Bradley Benson, M.D.
Alicia Kunin-Batson, Ph.D., L.P.
Hours for both clinics are by appointment.
Children's Hosptials and Clinics of Minnesota
Long-Term Follow-Up Clinical Care
2530 Chicago Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Nurse coordinator: Vicki Schaefers, RN, CNP-Peds
Medical director: Dr. Joanna Perkins
Appointments: (612) 813-5940
Contact Vicki: (612) 813-6543
Patients seen on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We see children and young adults at least 3 years off therapy. We see survivors up to the age of 24 and then transition them to primary care providers, but they continue to act as consultants on an as-needed basis.
Erick Peter Person Children's Hospital
420 E 1st St
Duluth, MN 55805
Provider: Dr. Jacqueline Wierma
Nurse Coordinator: Elisa Schmitz RN, CPNP
Phone number: 218-786-1802
Patients are seen on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Fridays. We see any age of childhood cancer survivors.
St. Louis Children's Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine
Late Effects Clinic
One Children's Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
Clinic Coordinator: Jennifer Henry, BA
Medical Director: Robert Hayashi, MD
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner: Caroline Mohrmann, RN,MSN,CPNP
For appointment call (314) 454-6048 or (314) 454-6018
Meets three times per week; sees children and adults who are at least 2 years off therapy for a pediatric cancer or similar diagnosis.
Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics
Survive & Thrive Long-term Follow-up Clinic
2401 Gillham Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64108
Nurse Coordinator: Wendy McClellan, RN, (816) 460-1053
Medical Director: Richard Shore, MD
For appointment or questions contact (816) 460-1053
Clinic is held several times per month, for survivors up to age 21 and at least 2 years off therapy, serves Kansas and Missouri.
Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center Long Term Follow-Up Clinic
Bob Costas Center
1465 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, Missouri 63104
(314) 268-4000 or (800) 968-3110
Clinic Coordinator: Kelly Smith BSN, RN
Medical Director: John Puetz, MD
Pediatric Nurse Practioner: Abigail Sharamitaro MSN, CPNP, RN, CPON
This clinic meets three times a month. Sees children and adults who have been off therapy for 5 years for a pediatric cancer.
For Survivors of a Brain Tumor:
Neuro-oncology long term follow-up clinic
Clinic coordinator: Michele McHugh BSN, RN, CCRP
Medical Director: Thomas Geller, MD Meets once a month.
Sees survivors of any grade of brain tumor who have been treated at Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center and have been off all therapy for 5 years.
Hackensack University Medical Center
Tomorrow’s Children’s Institution
Cure and Beyond
30 Prospect Ave
Hackensack NJ 07601
Program Director: Michael B. Harris, MD
Coordinator: Hope Castoria, RN
Sees both child and adult survivors of pediatric cancer.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Long-Term Follow-Up Clinic
Department of Pediatric Oncology
1275 York Ave
New York, NY 10021
Divided into two clinics:
Charles Sklar MD
Nurse practitioners: Elaine Pottenger,CPNP and Debbie Diotallevi, CPNP
See pediatric patients up to age 18.
Kevin Oeffinger, MD and Emily Tonorezos, MD
Nurse practitioners: Joanne Candela, ANP-BC, Roseann Tucci, ANP, CPNP, Beth Whittam, CFNP
See adult survivors of childhood cancer.
Website: MSKCC Long-Term Follow-Up Program
SUNY Upstate Medical University
KNOT: Kids Now Off Therapy Clinic
UH 4A, 750 E Adams St.
Syracuse NY 13210
Coordinator: Susan Shaw, RN, MS, PNP
Program Driector: Irene Cherrick, MD
Center for Survivor Wellness
Herbert Irving Child and Adolescent Oncology Center
Columbia University Medical Center
161 Fort Washington Avenue, Garden Suite
New York, NY 10032
Program Director: Jennifer Levine, MD, CSW
Nurse Practitioner: JoAnn Benn, FNP
Clinical Coordinator: Solimar Curumi
We see patients on Wednesdays in the Garden Suites and provide comprehensive medical care, review of treatment summary and followup recommendations and a comprehensive nutrition, exercise, and psychosocial evaluation.
Roswell Park Cancer center
Long Term Follow Up Project
Elm & Carlton
Buffalo NY 14263
Nurse Coordinator: Theresa Carbone MS RN CPNP
Medical Director: Daniel Green MD
Meets on Tuesdays. Sees children, teens, and adults; provides referrals.
Generation of Survivors
The Pat Lyons Long Term Follow-up Program
The Cancer Center for Kids at Winthrop University Hospital
200 Old Country Road Suite 440
Mineola, NY 11501
(516) 663-9400 for information and to make appointments.
Medical Director: Mark Weinblatt, MD
Nurse Practitioner: Sharon Coritsidis, RN MSN CPON CPNP
Nurse Coordinator: Cathy Shimmel RN MA CPON
The clinic meets bimonthly on Thursday afternoons and sees survivors of pediatric cancers of any age who are at least two years off treatment; provides referrals.
Survivors Facing Forward
Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York
269-01 76th Avenue; Suite 255
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Director: Jonathan Fish, MD
Clinical Coordinator: Theresa Mayr, RN, COPN
Patients are seen every Monday 5-8 PM and Thursday 4-7 PM. Patients must be at least 3 years from completion of therapy and disease-free. There are no age limits.
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC 27710 USA
(919) 684-3401 (appts for children and teens)
(919) 684-8964 (appts for adults)
Philip Rosoff MD (children and teens)
Carlos DeCastro (adults)
Clinic meets Thursdays once a month for children and teens (up to age 18); adults are seen every third Thursday.
CARE (Caring About Remission Everyday) Clinic
Levine Children's Hospital Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
1001 Blythe Blvd. Suite 601
Charlotte, NC 28232
Medical Director: Dr. Sarah Gall
Coordinator: Kathy Martin, CPNP
Clinic meets the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Wednesday of the month. Sees survivors 2 years off therapy; sees patients in to their mid 20's.
AWAKE: A Long-term Follow-up Program for Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Brenner Children's Hospital
Medical Center Blvd
Winston Salem NC 27157
Medical Director: Dr Castellino, MD, MsC
Physician Assistant: Ann Schweppe, PA-C
Nurse Clinician: Nancy Smith, RN
Email Address: email@example.com
The clinic meets weekly on Friday. We provide comprehensive care, treatment summaries and late effects education to survivors of childhood cancer up to 39 years of age. A psychosocial team is available to assist with school issues and other needs. Our goal is to promote healthy living and prevention or intervention to alleviate late effects.
Children’s Hospital Medical Center
ATP Five-Plus Clinic
333 Burnette Ave
Cinninnati, OH 45229
Coordinator: Judy Correll, RN, CPNP
Karen Burns, MD; Raj Nagarajan, MD
Website: description of and contacts for the ATP Five-Plus Clinic
Sees children, teens, and adult survivors; will refer.
Akron Children's Hospital
"Staying Together After Recovery and Tapping Unlimited Potential."
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308
Clinic Coordinator: Pam Jones, RN
Program Director: Sarah Friebert, MD
Any childhood cancer survivor who has been off treatment for two years is eligible to participate in the START-UP program, regardless of age. The clinic usually meets only once a month but does plan additional clinics when students are off from school.
The Center for Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
Program Director: Lisa Vitkus, MPH
Chad Jacobsen, MD
The clinic is held 2 times per month and we see children, teens and adult survivors of childhood cancer. All patients receive a summary of their cancer treatment, medical and psychosocial evaluation, screening and education about late effects, and referral and ancillary testing as needed.
Nationwide Children's Hospital
The Frederick B. Ruymann, MD Survivorship Clinic
630 Children's Drive Suite H11A
Columbus, OH 43205
Medical Director: Laura T. Martin, MD
Program Coordinator: Lory Guthrie RN, BS, CPON
Nurse Practitioner: Jenny Cafaro, MS, CNP
We see children, teen and adult survivors of pediatric cancers. We see patients on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday and the 2nd and 4th Wednesday afternoons each month in our comprehensive clinic. This comprehensive clinic provides treatment summary review, physical examination, patient/family education and evaluations by psychology, social work, education, dentistry, genetics, and nutrition.
Doernbecher Children's Hospital Oregon Health and Science University Survivorship Program
10th floor 700 S.W. Campus Drive
Portland, OR 97239
For Appointments call: 503 346-0640 or 877 346-0640 (toll free)
Medical Team: Susan Lindemulder, M.D.; Kelly Anderson, R.N., F.N.P; Michael Harris, Ph.D.
We provide comprehensive care and support to survivors of childhood cancer, including anyone under age 30 who has been cancer-free and off treatment for at least two years. The clinic is held Friday afternoons.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Long-Term Follow Up Clinic
34th & Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19401
Coordinator: Wendy Hobbie
Nurses: Sue Ogle CPNP and Claire Carlson, RN, BSN, Maureen Reilly, RN, BSN
Physicians: Jill Ginsberg, MD, Anna T. Meadows, MD
Sees both child and adult survivors.
Lance Armstrong Foundation Living Well After Cancer Program
The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center
Abramson Cancer Center
University of Pennsylvania
Penn Tower Hotel #1428
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Program Director: Linda A. Jacobs, PhD, RN
Medical Director: Anna T. Meadows, MD
Adult cancer survivorship program and a transition program for adult survivors of childhood cancers.
Penn State Children's Hospital
Pediatric Oncology Survivorship Clinic
500 University Drive
PO Box 850 Hershey PA 17033
Medical Director: Dr Smita Dandekar, MD
Clinic Coordinator: Katie Ramirez, RN, BSN
Social Work: Katherine Stenman, LSW
The Survivorship Clinic accepts pediatric oncology patients who are five years from diagnosis and two years off therapy. Once a patient is ten years off therapy or age eighteen, whichever comes later, the patient is transitioned to their primary care physician. Clinic is held every Thursday afternoon.
The FACT Program
Medical University of South Carolina
135 Rutledge Avenue
PO Box 250558
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 792-7194 and (843) 792-2907 (office)
Director: Ana C. Xavier, MD, PhD
Coordinator: Sarah Kessler, RN, MSN
Nurse Practitioner: Diane Dufour, RN, MSN, CPNP
The FACT clinic is scheduled for every other Friday. Sees patients once they are 5 years off cancer therapy and follows them until they turn 30 years of age. The multidisciplinary team consists of a Pediatric Oncologist, radiation therapist, social worker, endocrine consultant, a nurse practitioner, a nurse coordinator and 2 registered nurses. They do accept patients treated at other institutions and their screening evaluations are based on the Children's Oncology Group Long Term Follow Up Guidelines.
St. Jude After Completion of Therapy (ACT) Clinic
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105
Clinic Director: Dr. Melissa M. Hudson
Staff: The clinic is staffed by 5 pediatric oncologists, 2 primary care providers (a family practitioner and internist), 6 nurse practitioners, and 2 social workers.
Clilnic Hours: The clinic currently meets daily.
The aim of our clinic and our services: Our aim is to help St. Jude alumni stay healthy after treatment ends through education about cancer-related health risks and healthy living and by health screenings. We routinely provide survivors with cancer treatment summaries and personal health records to share with their local doctors. We work with survivors to help them find local resources to stay healthy after cancer. When needed, we will write to insurance companies to explain why certain tests may be needed, based on the former patient’s cancer history.
Who is eligible: The clinic limits services to patients who received treatment at St. Jude. Patients treated at other centers who move to the Memphis area are also eligible for services. St. Jude patients are eligible for transfer into the ACT Clinic when they are 5 years from diagnosis and their disease has been in remission for at least 2 years after completion of therapy. Patients are seen annually by the ACT Clinic staff until they are 10 years from diagnosis and at least 18 years of age. Most adult survivors then graduate as alumnus of the clinic. They are monitored annually through a mail questionnaire sent by the St. Jude Cancer Registry. St. Jude alumni survivors are now eligible to return for health evaluations as part of the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort study. Please contact the St. Jude Lifetime study coordinator by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (901-595-3482) for more details.
Childhood Cancer Survivorship Program
Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
Coordinator: Kristin Campbell, MSN, CPNP
Medical Director: Friedman, Debra, MD
2220 Pierce Avenue, 397 PRB
Nashville, TN 37232-6310
Physicians: Pinki Prasad, MD and Travis Bowels, MD
The clinic meets on the second and fourth Fridays of the month. Sees childhood cancer survivors of any age. Survivors are defined as anyone off therapy for 2 or more years, or more than 5 years from diagnosis.
Children's Medical Center and UT Southwestern Medical Center
After the Cancer Experience (ACE) Program
Divided into two clinics (pediatric/teen and adult survivor clinic):
Children's Medical Center
Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
1935 Medical District Drive
Dallas, TX 75235
(214) 456-2948 (for information about ACE Program or to schedule an appointment for children and teens)
Medical Director: Daniel Bowers, MD (sees children and teens)
Coordinators: Cindy Cochran, RN, CPNP-PC and Joan Laufenberg, RN, CPNP-PC
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Division of General Internal Medicine
Professional Office Building I, Suite 1122
5959 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390-8554
(214) 645-8640 (to schedule an appointment for adult survivors in Dr. Orlino's office)
Coordinator: Cindy Cochran, RN, CPNP-PC
ACE Young Adult Medical Director: Angela Orlino, MD (sees adults)
Sees survivors 5 days a week at Children's Medical Center (children and teens) and Thursday mornings at Dr. Orlino's office (adults).
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Long Term Survivor Clinic
1515 Holcombe, Box 87
Houston Tx 77030
Coordinator: Nita Burrer RN, ANP, CNS
Medical Director: Alan Fields, MD
Meets every Monday and Thursday; sees children, teens, and adult survivors of childhood cancer.
Texas Children's Hospital
Late Effects Clinic
6621 Fannin St.
Houston Tx 77030
Coordinator: Gaye Hamor, MSHA
Medical Director: ZoAnn Dreyer, MD
Clinic meets on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Cook Children's Medical Center
Life After Cancer Program at the Hematology & Oncology Center
901 Seventh Avenue, Suite 220
Fort Worth, Texas 76104
Coordinator: Lisa Bashore MS RN CPNP
Program Director: Jeffrey C. Murray, M.D.
Treats survivors up to age 30 and will refer adults. Clinic days vary based on need. Typically every Monday and Thursday.
The Lance Armstrong Foundation and Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth are partners in the Life After Cancer program.
Childhood Cancer Survivors Clinic
Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center
Christus Santa Rosa Children's Hospital
333 N Santa Rosa St.
San Antonio, TX 78207
(210) 704 2187
Nurse Coordinator: Dina Paz
Medical Director: Shafqat Shah, MD
Clinic is held on Tuesdays.
Cancer Survivorship Clinic
Cancer Survivorship Clinic
Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas
1301 Barbara Jordan Blvd, Ste. 402
Austin, TX. 78723
Nurse Practitioner: Sharon Odozynski, RN, FNP, MSN, NP-C
In the Cancer Survivorship Clinic, childhood cancer survivors are seen by a nurse practitioner under the supervision of a Children's Blood & Cancer Center pediatric oncologist. Patients include children/teens/young adults who are at least two years off of treatment for a childhood cancer. In one comprehensive visit patients receive a summary of cancer treatment, follow-up guidelines and screening recommendations; education on potential late effects (unique to each patient); psychosocial assessment completed by a licensed clinical social worker; nutrition consult from a registered dietician; referrals for neuro-psychological testing; assistance with insurance or financial concerns; and are connected with support groups specifically created for survivors, parents and siblings. Our team of experts in survivorship will work with the cancer survivor, their family, the child's primary care physician and pediatric specialists to create a long-term care plan. We welcome all pediatric/adolescent and young adult cancer survivors who have either undergone treatment at the Children's Blood & Cancer Center at Dell Children's or at other hospitals. Patients are seen in the clinic on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Pediatric Cancer Late Effects Clinics
Pediatric cancer survivors of any age are welcome at the Pediatric Cancer Late Effects Clinics. Both clinics provide a treatment summary, education, screening, social work, nutrition evaluation, and referrals if needed to all patients.
Adult patients are seen at:
Huntsman Cancer Hospital
2000 Circle of Hope Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Coordinator: Kim McAffee
Medical Director: Jennifer Wright, MD
First and third Friday afternoons each month.
Pediatric patients are seen at:
Primary Children's Medical Center
Oncology Clinic 100 N Mario Capecchi Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Coordinator: Scott Roberts
Medical Director: Jennifer Wright, MD
Every Tuesday afternoon and 2nd and 4th Friday afternoons .
See the listings under "Washington, D.C.".
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program, A member of the LIVESTRONG Survivorship Center of Excellence Network
1100 Fairview Ave N Mailstop LF-268
Seattle WA 98109
Director: Scott Baker, MD
Coordinator: Emily Jo Rajotte, MPH
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Survivorship Program provides clinical care, patient education and research opportunities to patients who have survived cancer and are not in active cancer treatment or are in long-term therapy to prevent recurrence. Patients primarily see NPs. (Adults.)
Seattle Children's Cancer Survivor Program
Seattle Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders
PO Box 5371, M/S B6553
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Director: Eric Chow, MD
Nurse Practitioner: Karen Wilkinson, ARNP
The Cancer Survivor Program provides clinical follow-up care, education, research and advocacy for survivors and their families as they resume their lives following cancer treatment. The Program coordinates care with specialty clinics throughout Children's to provide integrated care across all disciplines. Our clinic is open to survivors of childhood cancer with no signs of cancer who have been out of treatment for at least one year or more up to 21 years of age no matter where they received treatment. (Pediatric patients.)
Long Term Follow-Up Clinic
Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Children's National Medical Center
111 Michigan Ave., NW
4th floor, East Wing
Washington, DC 20010
Appts: (202) 476-2140 or Children's Hospital Appt.
Medical Director: Dr. Gregory H. Reaman, 202-476-7177
Nurse Coordinator: Holly DeLuca, RN, MSN, PNP, 202-476-3568
Clinic meets every Monday and sees all ages of survivors.
George Washington Cancer Institute and Children's National Medical Center
Thriving After Cancer (TAC) program
2150 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC US
(202) 476 5836
Nurse Coordinator: Katarina Steacy, MS, RN, FNP-C, CPON
Medical Directors: Chi Kim, MD, Gregory Reaman, MD
Multi disciplinary, comprehensive clinic meets every Wednesday. Team includes pediatric oncology, family nurse practitioner, primary care internists, social worker, psychiatry, nutritionist and exercise science. Eligible patients are 18 years or older and off therapy at least two years. Clinic provides Survivor Care Planning and referrals to specialists. For appointment contact Katarina Steacy 202 476-5836.
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Caring for Life Clinic
600 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53792
Coordinator: Peggy Possin
Medical Director: Diane Puccetti, MD
Clinic meets twice a month and sees survivors of all ages.
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Next Steps Clinic
9000 W. Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Coordinator: Louise Leuthner
Medical Director: Michael Kelly, MD
Meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month; treats children, adolescents, and young adults. Patients must be 2 years off treatment or 5 years since diagnosis.
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