Archive | Cancer and Blood Disorders

Beads of Courage — In a Mom’s Words

Since September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve been talking a lot about the Beads of Courage Program and how it tells the story of a patient’s fight against cancer. We wrote about 5-year-old Emily Venable’s strand of beads in an earlier post, Program Provides Enchanting Experience. Each one of her 500 beads honors another milestone: chemotherapy, doctor […]

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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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Meet Proud Dad Dr. Paul Harker-Murray

Paul Harker-Murray, M.D. Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist, Children’s Medical Center Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UT Southwestern WHAT HE DOES: Treats all types of childhood cancers; specializes in pediatric Hodgkin’s lymphoma and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. HIS ROOTS: Born in Minneapolis; never thought he’d live south of the Mason-Dixon Line “because it’s too hot, and I knew I would miss […]

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