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Is a Cancer Center the Best Treatment Option for Your Child?

Is a Cancer Center the Best Treatment Option for Your Child? Fortunately for children and their families, childhood cancer is relatively rare. Therefore, pediatricians and family doctors may only see a handful of cases during their careers. Because of this, if a family doctor suspects their patient has cancer, a referral to a specialized pediatric cancer treatment center is…
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Hungry Bunch Teens to Walk the Runway

Hungry Bunch Teens to Walk the Runway Three years ago, Aysa Province, a local Austin fashion stylist, started the annual Children’s Blood & Cancer Center  Fashion Show.  Little did she know, it would become a hit with the Hungry Bunch teens and the Austin community. “The Fashion Show started as a thought that wouldn’t leave my…
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A Familiar Face Joins the CBCC Social Worker Team

A Familiar Face Joins the CBCC Social Worker Team The Children’s Blood & Cancer Center welcomes Stephanie Newsome back to the team. Stephanie previously worked at the CBCC and most recently at Seton Medical Center Hays as the perinatal social worker. “I worked at the CBCC about 4 years ago and I am so grateful to have the opportunity…
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Balsamic Glazed Carrots

Balsamic Glazed Carrots Simple Side Dish This colorful side can be whipped up in less than 15 minutes and requires only 5 ingredients. Balsamic vinegar and a little brown sugar form a beautiful glaze that brings out the natural sweetness of carrots. This healthy vegetable contains the antioxidant beta-carotene (a plant…
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Candied Pecans

Candied Pecans This is a great recipe to bring as a holiday gift! Have your children help with the measuring and drizzling. These nuts make a healthy treat by themselves, or can be chopped and served on salad.   Ingredients 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons of maple syrup 2…
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CBCC Healthier Holidays – Cranberry-Applesauce

CBCC Healthier Holidays – Cranberry-Applesauce Tangy twist on kid’s favorite food! Even little children can help make this festive- bright pink recipe. Cranberry-Applesauce 2 pounds golden delicious apples – peeled, cored, and cut into 1-inch chunks 1 cup fresh cranberries ½ cup white sugar ½ cup orange juice 1 ½ teaspoon lemon juice, fresh squeezed…
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CBCC Healthier Holidays 2016

CBCC Healthier Holidays 2016 There are many ways to enjoy the holidays – why not try out some healthier versions of holiday traditions and recipes? Let’s start with an old favorite, sweet potatoes! Maple-Pecan Roasted Sweet Potatoes 2 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes 1/3 cup maple syrup ¼ cup orange juice concentrate ¼ cup pecans,…
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Hydration Station

Hydration Station Summertime is finally here and that means it’s HOT especially in Texas. Hydrating our bodies is so important and even more so this time of year. Water is a necessity of life and we must make sure that we keep the proper amount in our bodies. I personally have a…
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New Child Life Specialist Joins Children’s Blood & Cancer Center

New Child Life Specialist Joins Children’s Blood & Cancer Center We are happy to welcome Deanna Carrillo as a new child life specialist in the CBCC outpatient clinic. She recently moved to Austin from Memphis, Tennessee, where she worked in the neuro-oncology unit at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Child Life Specialist Deanna is excited to live in Austin…
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