Why Choose Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center?

At Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center, we offer every child state-of-the-art treatment, honesty, transparency, compassion and guidance through each step of the journey – based on a wealth of knowledge and experience.

As one of the largest pediatric cancer and hematology centers in the United States, and the #1 in Texas, with access to the most innovative treatments, research and clinical trial networks in the world, we are uniquely equipped to provide this kind of care.

It is reassuring to parents when they learn that world-renowned experts from multiple specialties and subspecialties sit together in the same room to discuss their child’s case and the best treatment for their child. All major decisions regarding a child’s course of care involve the entire team. It’s like getting second, third and fourth opinions from a diverse set of experts at every critical point.

As a parent, we know you would travel to the ends of the earth to seek the best possible care for your child. Since Texas Children’s is rooted right here in the Lone Star State, you can easily access the quality of care, as well as experience and expertise, your child deserves.

Texas Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s best, largest and most comprehensive specialty pediatric hospitals, with more than 4.3 million patient encounters annually. Texas Children’s continues to be a preeminent resource for health and hope to all children and their families.


Trust Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center to Care for You and Your Family

Close to Home – Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center offers 3 locations across the greater Houston area ready to provide care that’s convenient for our patients. In addition, our clinic in the Rio Grande Valley is the only comprehensive pediatric cancer center in South Texas. Depending on diagnosis and treatment needs, our medical providers see patients at our hospitals in the Texas Medical Center, Katy in West Houston, The Woodlands and McAllen, Texas.

Recognition – Saying you want to be the best is one thing. Constantly driving to be better is a different story. That’s what rankings from U.S. News & World Report measure and why we’re so proud when they continue to move in the right direction. Located at the only nationally-ranked hospital in Texas, we are proud to be ranked among the best pediatric cancer centers in the nation.

Nursing – Texas Children’s prides itself on providing a strong and supportive culture to empower its more than 3,500 nurses who average more than 13 years of professional experience. Our deep commitment to nursing is evidenced by the more than 15 years Texas Children’s has been recognized as a Magnet®- designated hospital.

Patient Care – With more than six decades of experience caring for some of the rarest and most complex cases, we work together to surround patients with expertise and provide the best possible outcomes for every child. Every day incredible stories occur inside our walls, here are a few of those such stories:

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Psychosocial CareWe provide comprehensive psychosocial care that targets the social and emotional needs of our patients, their siblings and their families. Our trained specialists work alongside the medical team to provide supportive care as our patients and families adjust and cope with their diagnosis. In addition, we offer an extensive array of programming, arts in medicine, pet therapy, camps and special events to provide opportunities for play, creativity, and self-expression, thus allowing a child to still be a child.

Breakthroughs – Research at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center, spans more than 250 active therapeutic clinical trials, over 135,000 square feet of laboratory space, and one of the largest and most diverse pediatric patient populations in the country. With funding of more than $40 million annually, over 350 Texas Children's and Baylor College of Medicine researchers are conducting clinical, basic science, and translational research in 47 laboratories.