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Children’s Cancer Fund 26th Annual Luncheon Pictures

The Children’s Cancer Fund (CCF) 26th Annual Luncheon on April 4 brought together patients from Children’s Medical Center, celebrities and sponsors for an unforgettable and heartwarming experience. The Luncheon raises funds for pediatric oncology research at Children’s and UT Southwestern, child life assistance and underwriting fellowships at the Pauline Allen Gill Center for Cancer and […]

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Report on Children’s Health in Dallas County Points to Poverty as Systemic Problem

Safety-net programs help more children, but large numbers remain without health insurance DALLAS (Nov. 12, 2013) – Against the sunny backdrop of improved economic growth and employment in Dallas County — and an increase in the percentage of local children who now have some form of health insurance — many troubling trends continue to cloud […]

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Beyond ABC Report Released Today

The demographic surge in five counties north of Dallas includes a growing number of children who lack health insurance, according to the 2012 edition of the Children’s annual Beyond ABC report. The report will be released today at a community symposium moderated by Texas state Sen. Florence Shapiro. The report provides reliable data about the health […]

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Children's Research Institute

Landmark study to find cures for sarcomas

Doctors and researchers at Children’s Medical Center and UT Southwestern Medical Center are off and running on a one-of-a-kind cancer research study. The study has the potential to discover the unknown drivers of soft tissue sarcoma and Ewing’s sarcoma and develop tailored treatments for children with these diseases. The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of […]

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Thanks a million to the Baldridges

“What could the Children’s Research Institute do with $1 million?” That was the question that Emy Lou and Jerry Baldridge asked Dr. Sean Morrison, director of the Children’s Research Institute, a new joint venture between Children’s Medical Center and UT Southwestern Medical Center. “We will take innovative approaches to make transformative discoveries – discoveries that […]

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Urology program takes top honors

When a 12-year-old ranks among the nation’s elite for the fourth year in a row, it’s time to celebrate. So, let the celebration begin. For the fourth year in a row, U.S. News & World Report honored the Center for Pediatric Urology at Children’s Medical Center Dallas as one of its top programs in the […]

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Getting messy for a cause

Getting messy for a cause

Jude Cobler’s life is sanitized for his own protection. Not much can be messy and that’s hard for a kid. But a couple of days ago, Jude got to be just the opposite of neat. Jude, a patient at Children’s, underwent a bone marrow transplant in December 2010 and still has to be careful about […]

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