The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD) at Children’s Medical Center Dallas is the clinical site for Pediatric Hematology-Oncology care at UT Southwestern. The largest program of its kind in North Texas and across most of the middle United States, the CCBD is internationally known as a center of excellence in patient care, education, clinical and laboratory research, and patient advocacy.
Clinical Programs include:
- Stem Cell Transplantation
- Childhood Cancer Survivor Program (ACE)
- General Hematology
- Sickle Cell Disease
- Hemophilia and Thrombosis
- Comprehensive Orthopedic Oncology
A multidisciplinary approach is used in the CCBD 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.
The pediatric hematology-oncology staff also provides a consulting service for newborn patients with hematological conditions at Parkland Memorial Hospital, a 997-bed County hospital with approximately 16,000 newborn deliveries each year, that is the site of the newborn nursery.