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All kids with cancer deserve a fighting chance

This blog was co-authored by Giovanni Caforio, M.D. and David G.Poplack, M.D. The numbers are compelling. The lives lost are absolutely heartbreaking. In Africa, more than 100,000 children will develop … Full Entry »

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Celebrating Pediatric Cancer Superheroes in Botswana

Around 160,000 children are estimated to be diagnosed with cancer annually throughout the world. In the U.S., 80 percent of children with cancer will survive! However, most of the world’s … Full Entry »

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How Texas Children’s is Helping Children Around The World

The International Center at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers (TXCH), formed in 2008, is dedicated to excellence in the care and treatment of pediatric blood disorders and cancer worldwide, cutting-edge research and world-class training and education.

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Living On Half Of A Kidney: Olorato’s Story

When I first met Olorato, a precious two year old little girl, my first thoughts of her prognosis (or chance of survival) were dismal. She presented with a very large … Full Entry »

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Bringing Halloween Fun To Patients In Botswana

Being in the hospital during a fun holiday is tough, unless you have never heard of the holiday. Things we take for granted, like trick-or-treating every October, can be a … Full Entry »

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