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Event: Pablove Shutterbugs Gallery Show

May 19, 2015
Cancer patients with the Children’s Blood & Cancer Center at Dell Children’s have spent the fall and spring learning about photography through The Pablove Foundation's Pablove Shutterbugs photography program for children living with cancer. These recent graduates of the program are now ready for you to come and marvel at their work and directly support the photography program by purchasing a student print. The Gallery Show in Austin is a national initiative in partnership with the LIVESTRONG Foundation Community Impact Project.
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Young Texans Against Cancer

March 24, 2015
Since 2008 Young Texans Against Cancer have supported Children’s Blood & Cancer Center patients through grants and volunteerism. Each Young Texans Against Cancer (YTAC) member has been affected by cancer in some way and is dedicated to raising funds and awareness for local research and support organizations. more >

CBCC Welcomes New Nurse

March 23, 2015
Jennifer Chamness, RN, BSN, CPN, CPHON joined the CBCC in February as the IntelliDose Administrator. She comes to us from Dell Children’s Medical Center where she’s been a nurse for eight years. She shares with us more about herself and the work she will be doing with CBCC patients.  more >

TOPNOC Researchers Bring Hope to Children with Brain Tumors

February 9, 2015

On January 23, a group of researchers gathered at Dell Children’s Medical Center to explore new and better ways to diagnose and treat childhood brain tumors.

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$49,450 Childhood Cancer Research Grant Awarded to Children's Blood & Cancer Center at Dell Children's

February 9, 2015
AUSTIN, Texas (January 28, 2015) - The St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteer-driven and donor-centered charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, is proud to award a one-year, $49,450 grant to the Children's Blood & Cancer Center at Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas. This grant is one of 40 infrastructure grants awarded as part of the Foundation's most recent grant cycle, totaling more than $2.5 million and surpassing last year's total awarded during this same period. more >

Meet CBCC's 4North Clinical Nurse Manager

December 16, 2014

The CBCC medical staff goes beyond our clinic. At Dell Children’s Medical Center, 4North unit is where our patients are also treated for treatments that require overnight stays.

Dawn MacCartney is the clinical manager for the unit and overseas 45 people on her team. Dawn became a nurse in May of 1988 and joined Dell Children’s in April of 2012.

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Superhero Kids

December 15, 2014
Samia and John Joseph are longtime volunteers of Dell Children’s. Several years ago after they began volunteering in the CBCC outpatient clinic, it didn’t take long for them to understand the devastating effects of cancer and blood disorders on families. more >

Bringing Joy to Families

December 15, 2014
Holiday cheer fills the Bob Bullock History Museum each December during the CBCC holiday party. Superhero Kids is the main sponsor of this special night to give CBCC patients and their families a chance to relax and celebrate happy moments together. more >