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Pediatric Cancer Care – St. Jude Affiliate Clinic

Children’s Oncology / Hematology Services

St. Jude® Affiliate Clinic at Niswonger Children’s Hospital

All pediatric hematology and oncology care at Niswonger Children’s Hospital is provided through the St. Jude Affiliate Clinic, an outpatient clinic located in the hospital.

The St. Jude Affiliate Clinic in Johnson City – one of only eight clinics in the nation that are part of the St. Jude Affiliate Program – is a partnership between St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, ETSU and Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

Cancer treatment

We receive more than 3,000 outpatient visits every year and follow more than 300 children with malignant cancers, offering children and young adults the highest quality of care with compassion and dedication.

Blood disorder treatment

We also treat many children with congenital bleeding disorders and a variety of other hematological problems.

The First Regional Hemophilia Program, a state-sponsored program for congenital bleeding disorders, is housed in the St. Jude Affiliate Clinic and has quarterly programs for children and adults with hemophilia.

About the St. Jude Affiliate Clinic

We think of the St. Jude Affiliate Clinic as a “hospital without walls.” The clinic is part of the St. Jude mission to extend advanced care and benefits to more children.

Our professionals work closely with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital staff to deliver protocol-related care to hematology and oncology patients.

The affiliate clinic meets the high care standards St. Jude requires and is audited every year to confirm our ongoing capability and commitment to quality.

Our children’s cancer team

Marcela Popescu, MD, a hematology/oncology specialist, heads the St. Jude Affiliate Clinic at Niswonger Children’s Hospital medical team.

The clinic also offers a number of support team members, including:

  • Chemotherapy-certified pediatric nurses
  • A social worker
  • Child life specialists

Learn more about the clinic

For more information, call (423) 431-3950.

St. Jude Affiliate Clinic
Niswonger Children’s Hospital
400 N. State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604

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