405-271-4412 The Jimmy Everest Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in Children OU Children's Physicians Building, 1200 N. Phillips Avenue, 10th Floor, Suite 10000 MRI 3000 [ Map ]
This very special center is designed to improve the treatment experience for a child, and the child's family, when faced with cancer or a blood disorder.
James "Jimmy" Christopher Everest died in 1992 at the age of 17, after a brave bout with bone cancer. Memorial donations were made to create the Jimmy Everest Center in honor of his life.
Staffed by OU Children's Physicians the Jimmy Everest Center is a child's best resource in providing cancer and blood disorder treatment, along with emotional and mental support. The child-friendly center, which serves as a referral center for children throughout Oklahoma and the region, focuses on three main programs: the Cancer Treatment Program, the Oklahoma Hemophilia Treatment Center, and Sickle Cell Anemia Program. Other rarer blood disorders are also given treatment at the center.