Latest Texas Children's Cancer Center Stories

2011-01-25 15:38:00

Dr. Daniel Von Hoff will guide Innovative Clinical Trials Center, Precision Medicine DALLAS, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Daniel Von Hoff, MD, is working with Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas as it develops its Innovative Clinical Trials Center (ICTC). Dr.

2010-12-17 12:57:18

Histiocytosis is considered a rare disease but doctors at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Cancer Center and Hematology Service would argue the accuracy of that label.

2010-12-16 11:53:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- December marks the 10-year anniversary of the formation of the world-renowned Histiocytosis Program at Texas Children's Cancer Center and Hematology Service (TCCC&HS), a joint center of Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine.

2010-10-14 12:11:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Liver tumors affect more than 300 children in the United States each year and management of these children requires coordinated comprehensive care from experts in many disciplines.

2010-09-28 06:10:30

While great strides have been made in treating and curing some childhood cancers, others still are associated with very low survival rates.

2010-09-28 06:05:19

Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine are leading the way in treating and researching childhood cancer at the Texas Children’s Cancer Center but the center has also become nationally known for its work in an increasingly important area of pediatric cancer – survivorship issues.

2010-09-16 16:14:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Susan Blaney, M.D., deputy director of Texas Children's Cancer Center and Hematology Service, participated today in the Childhood Cancer Panel Discussion held on behalf of the Congressional Pediatric Cancer Caucus.

2010-08-17 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Donald W. (Will) Parsons, M.D., a physician at Texas Children's Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine, has been honored with a 2010 Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Award. Dr. Parsons, who works in collaboration with Dr.

2010-07-28 08:19:00

HOUSTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Neurological research at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) and Texas Children's Hospital is getting a big boost in the form of a $14.85 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to complete two floors of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) at Texas Children's Hospital. "More than 300 million children suffer from a neurological deficit, but the percentage of funding for neurological research is small relative...

2010-06-05 09:30:00

CHICAGO, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from St.

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