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It’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and WRDW-TV News12 is highlighting the programs offered at Children’s Hospital of Georgia that help our smallest patients fight various cancers.

Children’s Hospital has specially trained pediatric oncologists who can quickly identify and coordinate specific treatments for cancers and blood disorders in kids from birth to early 20s.  Dr. Amir Mian, chief of pediatric hematology and oncology at Children’s says that early detection can improve a child’s outcome and that advances in treatments are providing hope like never before.

“For common pediatric cancers like leukemia, lymphoma, the survival is about 80 to 85, sometimes 90%. It just depends on the type,” Mian said. “The outcome has been so much improved, and that’s what drives us to work every day …”
Watch the full video, HERE.