Hematology/Oncology

Putting the "h" and the "o" in hope. If we had one wish, it would be to make it so that no child would ever have to suffer from any kind of illness. Here at the Cook Children's Hematology and Oncology Center, we are working every day on medical treatments and research to help make the blood disorders and cancers that hurt children and teens, disappear. Learn more about our Hematology and Oncology team at Cook Children's.

Hematology/Oncology

September
26,
2022
| 10:46 AM America/Chicago
By Ashely Antle It’s hard to imagine how a stroke could be a blessing in disguise, but Joseph and Allison Turner believe it was for their son, Owen, when he was just 8 months old.“The stroke caused all kinds of battles that we’re still battling
September
21,
2022
| 16:18 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerAiden Snyder responded with determination and positivity when his leukemia came back again and again and again after his initial diagnosis at age 4.With each relapse, Aiden’s doctors tried a new approach to combat the rogue cells
July
18,
2022
| 11:44 AM America/Chicago
By Gina BestAsked what makes her mighty, Makenzie Chapa flexes her biceps and flashes a smile.“I have muscles,” she says with an upward tilt of her chin.Those who meet the precocious 7-year-old would no doubt agree she’s strong. But so much more
July
05,
2022
| 12:24 PM America/Chicago
By Heather DugeJoann Sanders, M.D., chief quality officer, and Matthew Carroll, M.D., associate chief quality officer, credit Cook Children’s employees with top rankings in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospital list for 2022-2023.
June
14,
2022
| 14:56 PM America/Chicago
List ranks Cook Children’s among the best children’s hospitals for pediatric cancer, cardiology, endocrinology, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedics and pulmonologyCook Children’s Health Care System has successfully achieved six rankings in the U.S.
April
28,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
Samantha Harris, a nurse manager of the Hematology-Oncology Center at Cook Children’s Medical Center, has been nominated as a candidate for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Woman of the Year.“As a leukemia survivor and pediatric oncology nurse here at
March
31,
2022
| 13:47 PM America/Chicago
To the parent of a child with a terminal illness, the value of a day, a week, a month or a year can not be measured. Each minute of life is precious as they and their child fight for every single one. Sometimes that fight includes incorporating the
March
07,
2022
| 12:13 PM America/Chicago
•  The 15 annual The Blast will take place on April 2, 2022 at Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth. Visit blastwalk.org to sign up.• Michael and Elesha were patients at Cook Children's, fighting neuroblastoma. Learn how a promise between friends
September
29,
2021
| 15:58 PM America/Chicago
A treatment now offered at Cook Children’s Medical Center is giving children with relapsed B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL)—the most common childhood cancer—a second chance for a cure. It’s called CAR T-cell therapy, or chimeric antigen
September
27,
2021
| 15:29 PM America/Chicago
The oncology team at Cook Children’s had calculated a high probability that the chemotherapy Zechariah Silva needed to fight Hodgkin’s lymphoma would damage the cells in his reproductive organs.So before starting chemo, Zechariah underwent a quick
December
09,
2020
| 13:35 PM America/Chicago
A video shared in September of Cook Children's patient Aiden Yielding, 13, and his dad, Chuck, dancing together from a distance during Aiden’s chemo treatments quickly went viral and captured the hearts of millions around the world. The latest