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…


Cancer and Hematology Centers receive donation from regional foundation

Sky High, a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating pediatric cancer, made a generous donation of $725,000 to Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers during a Christmas Carnival the organization hosted on the 14th floor of Wallace Tower for cancer and hematology patients and their families. “Days like today keep us doing what we do,” said Read More…


Epic Beacon: New module helps manage medical oncology

Information Services, the Cancer and Hematology Centers and Pharmacy recently partnered to successfully launch Epic Beacon, a new medical oncology module that gives physicians and other providers a better tool with which they can create personalized treatment plans and support care regimens based on standardized protocols. The outcome of such treatment plans and support care Read More…


Texas Children’s Cancer Center focus of Forum Luncheon

Hundreds of Texas Children’s supporters attended The Forum Luncheon in Houston on November 13. Hosted by The Development Department, the event focused on the success of the Texas Children’s Cancer Center and featured stories from two cancer survivors as well as an in-depth conversation between Cancer Center Director Dr. David Poplack and Fox 26 Morning Read More…


Purple Songs Can Fly opens recording studio at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus

For more than a decade, the Purple Songs Can Fly recording studio at Main Campus has offered a place for cancer patients and patients with blood disorders to express how they feel about their disease and the treatments they are undergoing to battle it. Siblings of such patients also are able to use the studio. Read More…