Hematology and Oncology Patient Care
The Pauline Allen Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s Health℠ Children’s Medical Center Dallas is the clinical site for pediatric hematology and oncology care at UT Southwestern. The largest program of its kind in North Texas and across most of the middle United States, the Gill Center is internationally known for its excellence in patient care, education, clinical and laboratory research, and patient advocacy.
New sites for clinical care include the Children's Medical Center Plano hospital for outpatient clinics and inpatient delivery of scheduled chemotherapy, and the Texas Health Resources Presbyterian Hospital for general hematology clinics.
Clinical Programs in Hematology and Oncology
- Brain Tumor
- Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma
- Bone Marrow Failure
- Genitourinary Neoplasms
- Hemophilia and Thrombosis
- Hemostasis and Thrombosis
- Iron Deficiency and other General Hematology
- Rare Tumors
- Sickle Cell Disease/Hemoglobinopathies
- Stem Cell Transplant Programs
Transplant for Malignancy
Transplant for Non-malignant Disease
- Young Women’s Blood Disorders
- After the Cancer Experience (ACE) Childhood Cancer Survivor Program
- Cancer Genetic Susceptibility Program
- Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology
- Experimental Therapeutics for Cancer and Blood Disease
- Palliative Care Program
A multidisciplinary approach is used in the Gill Center to plan and deliver clinical care that is targeted to meet the needs of each child. Among the services offered are child life, social work, child psychiatry, nutritional support, pastoral care, physical and occupational therapy, and prosthetics services.
Faculty members also provide a consulting service for newborn patients with hematological conditions at Parkland Memorial Hospital, the 997-bed Dallas County hospital with approximately 16,000 newborn deliveries each year that is the site of the newborn nursery. New sites for hematology consultations include the newborn nursery at the Clements University Hospital and the Texas Health Resources Presbyterian Hospital.