Pediatric Brain Tumors – Dr. Donald Williams Parsons

    October 3, 2013

    Dr. Donald Williams (Will) Parsons Dr. Donald Williams (Will) Parsons, is an assistant professor of pediatrics – hematology/oncology at Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Children’s Cancer Center. He is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist specializing in the care of children with brain and spinal cord tumors. After graduating from Princeton University in 1992 with …..

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    New options in sickle cell treatment focus on long-term maintenance

    September 9, 2013

    Treatment for sickle cell disease has largely focused on managing pain and acute complications, but current research, including several projects at Texas Children’s Hematology Center, is now aimed at developing more efficient and progressive forms of treatment that could potentially benefit patients around the world. “Traditionally, treatment for sickle cell disease has been palliative, and …..

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    Faculty major part of new pediatric cancer Dream Team initiative

    August 19, 2013

    Houston – (April 9, 2013) – Cancer Center faculty from Baylor College of Medicine are part of a Dream Team of childhood cancer researchers that will focus on melding the fields of genomics and immunotherapy to advance treatment for pediatric cancer. Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C) and the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, along with the American …..

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    Finding out your child has cancer

    August 17, 2013

    Learning that your child has cancer or a blood disorder is overwhelming. Someone who has never experienced it before probably has little knowledge about childhood cancer or blood disorders. Parents say that as time passes dealing with the cancer or blood disorder diagnosis becomes easier. Some parents believe this because they understand it better and because …..

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    Don Gay’s Bucking for a Cure

    April 3, 2013

    Don Gay’s Bucking for a Cure Date: December 2013 Location: TBD Looking for committee members to help run this great event! E-mail mgramey1@gmail.com If you would like to hold an event benefiting CCCFund contact Mallori Ramey mgramey@cccfund.org

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    Sickle cell disease 101

    September 20, 2011

    by TXCH :Dr. Russell Ware HOUSTON — September 20, 2011 — More public awareness and education about sickle cell disease, an inherited disease that affects the blood system, is critically important, said a renowned hematologist from Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Russell E. Ware, professor of pediatrics at BCM, director of the …..

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