"Our mission is to identify and provide access to the most current and emerging therapies in fighting pediatric cancer and blood disorders. We believe in a holistic approach to care incorporating patient advocacy, research, and education centered around your child, your family, and your community. At Levine Children's Hospital we are committed to be the source of the most cutting edge care for your child."
How to Refer a Patient to LCH
To refer a patient to Levine Children's Hospital physicians can make contact with an LCH Physicians anytime. Physicians can call 704-446-5285 to connect with one of our physicians OR email the Research Coordinator who will promptly put you in touch with an LCH physician. An LCH Physician will make contact with you usually within 24 hours.
We welcome referrals of children of all ages when there is potential for protocol eligibility for any of our clinical trials. Physicians considering a referral to Levine Children's Hospital may want to refer to the DVL Information for Families to learn about what patients and their families can expect when they arrive at Levine Children's Hospital.
Our Promise to Physicians and Their Patients
Pediatric Oncology Developmental Therapeutics program offers novel therapies using investigational drugs or new combinations of approved drugs through Phase I and II studies for children and adolescents with recurrent and refractory cancers who currently have no curative treatments available. We are members of the Therapeutic Advances in Childhood Leukemia and Lymphoma (TACL), and the Neuroblastoma and Medulloblastoma Translational Research Consortium. Affiliation with these organizations and pharmaceutical industries will give children access to new drugs which were previously not available in the Carolinas. Our team of physicians, nurses, research coordinators, social worker, research pharmacist, and supportive staff are ready to care for your child and family with unmatched expertise, experience, and technology. Our team is knowledgeable in conducting pharmacokinetic, pharmacogenetics, escalation studies and secure data management. Our equipment includes -80 refrigeration, centrifuge, and lab support for specimen handling, storage, and shipping.
We offer a wide range of support and counseling services including nutrition consultation, interpreters, referrals for community resources, a school program, and assistance with financial hardship.
Our Child Life Specialists helps patients and their families understand their diagnosis, treatments, and tests in simple terms easily understood by children. They create an environment that is responsive to children's needs with opportunities to play, engage, learn, and simply be kids.
Our facilities include a family resource center, family business center, teen activity rooms, play rooms, discovery garden, theater, chapel, and most importantly a safe and secure environment.
We assist families who need a place to stay while their children receive treatment. We partner with the Hospitality House and The Ronald McDonald House to provide a home away from home for families during their child's stay at our hospital
View our clinical trials interactive maps with detailed information about particular trials including: inclusion criteria, exclusion criteria, and referral information. If your patient does not currently meet any of our eligibility criteria please check back with us or call us.
If you do not see a clinical trial you are looking for please call us 704-446-5285.
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