Jul
24
2018

Cancer Center patients get up-close look at World Series trophy

Patients with Texas Children’s Cancer Center recently enjoyed a close-up look at the Houston Astros Commissioner’s Trophy during an event hosted by the baseball team and the Sunshine Kids Foundation in the Cancer Clinic on the 14th Floor of Wallace Tower. Die-hard Astros fans and baseball enthusiasts alike joined in on the fun and beamed Read More…

Jul
17
2018

Child Life department launches ‘Elsa on call’

On July 9 the Cancer Center clinic surprised outpatients with a visit from Elsa, one of Texas Children’s three therapy dogs. With the dogs constantly making their rounds throughout the hospital visiting inpatients, at times outpatients miss the opportunity to see their furry friends. “Elsa and I spent a lot of time with the hematology Read More…

Jul
3
2018

Cancer and Hematology Centers announce transition in leadership

Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers is pleased to announce Dr. Susan Blaney has stepped into the role of director, effective July 1, while Dr. David Poplack transitions to serve as associate director of the Cancer and Hematology Centers and director of Global HOPE (Hematology-Oncology Pediatric Excellence), an outreach program aimed at improving pediatric cancer Read More…

Jul
3
2018

Texas Children’s celebrates World Sickle Cell Day

For the second consecutive year, Texas Children’s Sickle Cell Center hosted a celebration in honor of World Sickle Cell Day. On June 19, sickle cell patients, families, physicians, researchers and others joined forces to raise awareness about sickle cell disease, an inherited red blood cell disorder that affects about 100,000 Americans and many more worldwide. Read More…

Jun
26
2018

U.S. News: 8 Texas Children’s subspecialties ranked in top 10, Heart Center and Pulmonology best in nation

Texas Children’s Hospital has once again been named as a national leader among pediatric institutions by U.S. News & World Report in their recently published 2018-19 edition of Best Children’s Hospitals. Ranked fourth among all children’s hospitals nationally and one of only 10 hospitals to achieve the Honor Roll designation for the tenth straight year, Read More…