Cancer Center Programs

Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplantation
Our state-of-the-art, 15-bed inpatient transplant unit is among the largest of its kind in the Southwestern United States and focuses exclusively on transplantation. The Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic performs over 100 transplants per year.
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Bone Tumor
The Bone Tumor Program and members from the Solid Tumor Treatment Team treat patients with osteosarcoma.
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Brain Tumor
The Brain Tumor Program at Texas Children’s Cancer Center is one of the largest of its type in the country, focused on children and adolescents. We treat approximately 140 new pediatric brain tumor patients each year from all over the world, many of whom cannot be treated anywhere else.
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Cancer Genetics and Genomics
​The Cancer Genetics Clinic offers DNA diagnostic studies, screening tests and counseling services to families at risk of childhood cancer. Led by internationally recognized geneticists working closely with genetic counselors, we provide comprehensive analysis, physical exams, risk assessments, counseling, and risk minimization strategies and recommendations for future screenings regarding cancer.
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Developmental Therapeutics
The Developmental Therapeutics Program focuses on the development of new agents, and we work closely with the Precision Oncology Consultation Service to identify personalized therapies for children with cancer.
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Ewing Sarcoma
The Faris D. Virani Ewing Sarcoma Center, part of the Solid Tumor Programs at Texas Children’s Cancer Center, is dedicated to research, advancement and treatment of Ewing sarcoma, the second most common bone tumor in children.
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As one of the largest programs of its kind in the world, the Histiocytosis Program at Texas Children’s Cancer Center treats more than 150 new patients each year. Patients benefit from the combined talents and expertise of some of the top specialists in the world, giving every child or teen patient the best quality of care and chance of survival for their histiocytosis.
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Immunotherapy/Cell Therapies
The Center for Cell and Gene Therapy (CAGT) at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, and Houston Methodist Hospital provides an infrastructure to rapidly translate novel cell and gene therapy protocols from the laboratory to the clinic. 
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As one of the largest and most comprehensive pediatric leukemia treatment clinics in the country, we provide diagnosis, evaluation and ongoing management to over 500 pediatric patients with suspected or diagnosed acute lymphoblastic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia and chronic leukemias each year. The Leukemia Program offers individualized therapies for every type and phase of leukemia seen in infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
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Liver Tumor
The Liver Tumor Program at Texas Children’s Cancer Center offers comprehensive multidisciplinary care to children with hepatoblastoma, hepatocellular carcinoma, hepatic adenoma, sarcoma of the liver and vascular malformations of the liver. 
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Long Term Survivor
The Long Term Survivor Program, which currently follows approximately 1,500 long-term survivors, monitors patients for delayed side effects and complications caused by previous cancer therapies. 
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As the only stand-alone pediatric lymphoma program in the country, the Lymphoma Program at Texas Children’s Cancer Center offers unparalleled care, access to clinical trials and innovative therapies for children with lymphoma and lymphoproliferative disorders.
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The Neuroblastoma Program at Texas Children’s Hospital has grown to become one of the top referral centers in the country for treating this condition. We care for patients of all ages diagnosed with neuroblastic lesions, from benign masses to highly aggressive, malignant tumors.
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Palliative Care
Palliative or supportive care is a family-centered, multidisciplinary effort that focuses on relieving suffering and maximizing quality of life in patients with serious illnesses.
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Precision Oncology
Texas Children’s Cancer Center is the country’s leader in the use of precision oncology strategies for the care of children with rare, relapsed, refractory and high-risk cancers – patients with limited treatment options who are most in need of novel therapeutic approaches.
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Rare Tumors
The Rare Tumors Program at Texas Children’s Cancer Center is the only pediatric rare tumors program in the southwest United States and is dedicated to providing exceptional care and new treatment options to children and adolescents with rare malignancies.
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The Retinoblastoma Center of Houston is a consortium of physicians and scientists from some of the premier medical institutions in Houston including Texas Children’s Cancer Center. As the only center of its kind in the Southwestern United States, patients are provided the highest quality of care for their condition. 
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Solid Tumor
The Solid Tumor Programs provide cutting-edge clinical care for children with tumors of the bone, soft tissue, kidney, liver and other organs. We treat patients with a wide variety of solid tumors and cancers including ewing sarcoma, germ cell tumor, liver tumor, kidney tumor, melanoma, neuroblastoma, bone tumor, rhabdomyosarcoma and thyroid cancer.
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Surgical Oncology
The Surgical Oncology Program at Texas Children’s Hospital provides highly specialized surgical treatment for children with a cancer diagnosis. The surgeons in this program come from a variety of surgical disciplines and are experienced in the surgical treatment of all types of pediatric cancers – from the most common to the extremely rare. They also provide surgical treatment for solid tumors affecting all age groups from infants to young adults.
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Thyroid Cancer
Our team approach to treating thyroid cancer enables patients and families to receive the most comprehensive and innovative care in a single location over the full course of their treatment and for long term follow-up care.
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Hematology Center Programs

Bone Marrow Failure
This award-winning program joins innovative research with top clinical care and support to address conditions contributing to bone marrow failure. As part of Texas Children’s Hematology Center, the Bone Marrow Failure Program diagnoses and treats patients for a variety of conditions contributing to bone marrow failure.
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General Hematology (anemias, thalassemia, etc.)
Texas Children’s Hematology Center provides state-of-the-art treatment for children and adolescents with blood diseases. Renowned for our research and therapies for blood disorders, Texas Children’s Hematology Center physicians conducts state-of-the-art clinical and scientific research aimed at understanding, preventing and curing blood diseases.
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Hemostasis and Thrombosis (Bleeding and Clotting)
As one of 134 federally funded hemophilia treatment programs across the country, Texas Children’s Hemostasis and Thrombosis Program is part of a national network designed to provide state-of-the-art care to children with congenital bleeding and thrombotic disorders.
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Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) and Immune Hematology
As one of the only pediatric immune hematology program in the country, we treat immune-related blood cell abnormalities through comprehensive, multidisciplinary care. The Immune Hematology Program specializes in the treatment of disorders caused by immune destruction of blood cells.
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Sickle Cell Disease
Serving over 1,000 children each year, the Texas Children's Hematology Center's Sickle Cell Program is one of the largest in Texas. The Sickle Cell Program offers the latest treatments including hydroxyurea, transfusions and stem cell transplantation.
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Vascular Anomalies
The Vascular Anomalies Program at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers specializes in providing comprehensive management of vascular tumors and malformations in pediatric patients. We provide expert diagnosis and medical treatment within a state-of-the-art clinical setting.
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Young Women’s Bleeding Disorders
The Young Women’s Bleeding Disorders Clinic treats patient with menorrhagia with blood disorders. As a part of the Texas Children’s Hematology Center, our clinic provides “one-stop” care for gynecologic, hematologic and psychosocial issues for teenagers with menorrhagia and bleeding disorders.
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