Patient Experience Week 2018 celebration, a magical success

This year’s Patient Experience Week celebration lived up to its theme, “A Magical Experience,” as patients and their families participated in fun and engaging activities at Texas Children’s Hospital Medical Center Campus, Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands. Patient Experience Week was held from April 23 to 27. New this Read More…


NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal shows support for Texas Children’s Cancer Center

Shaquille O’Neal made a special visit to Texas Children’s Cancer Center April 9 prior to being honored at the Marriott Marquis Houston for the 13th annual An Evening with a Legend. During the one-on-one room visits, O’Neal enjoyed shooting hoops, playing games and talking with patients about their cancer journeys. As someone who has had Read More…


Garth Brooks visits patients in Zone before performing at RODEOHOUSTON

Before his opening night concert at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on February 27, legendary country music singer Garth Brooks visited the Child Life Zone at Texas Children’s Hospital. He spent time talking with patients and their families, posing for photos and enjoying the rodeo-themed event. Funded through the Teammates for Kids foundation, which Read More…


Pediatric cancer champions walk runway to raise funds for Cancer Center

On February 9, more than 350 guests joined event chairs Sidney Faust, Judi McGee, Elsie Eckert and Scott Basinger for the 10th annual Celebration of Champions fashion show and luncheon at the River Oaks Country Club. The event featured a fashion show with pediatric cancer survivors from Texas Children’s Cancer Center walking the runway with Read More…


Making A Mark exhibit on The Auxiliary Bridge until October 27

Texas Children’s Cancer Center’s Making A Mark art exhibition is showing on The Auxiliary Bridge until Friday, October 27. Sponsored by the Periwinkle Foundation, this exhibit showcases more than 300 pieces of art created by young patients as well as larger-than-life pieces made in collaboration with local artist Jon Clark. The exhibit is in honor of Read More…