Round Up: The Children's Blood and Cancer Center at Dell Children's Hospital

Here on one convenient page are links to my entries thus far on the Children's Blood and Cancer Center at Dell Children's Hospital in Austin for the Lymphoma Information Network, along with additional photo stream links.

Just click on the image to be taken to the article.

Introduction

Uncommonly Ordinary: An Introduction to the Children's Blood and Cancer Center
Recently, I was fortunate to be granted an informal tour of the Children's Blood and Cancer Center (CBCC), the hematology/oncology arm of Dell Children's Hospital in Austin…

Part I

Not Your Average Prom: Big Night For Children's Blood And Cancer Center
In the minds of most, prom season ends in the spring. Not at Dell Children's Hospital. Last Saturday,…

- Additional photos: Prom pictures from the CBCC's Flickr stream and from my Smugmug gallery.

Part II

Teenage Cancer: One Girl's Story
Two years ago, 13-year-old central Texas resident Lizzie T. was enjoying the summer between her seventh and eighth grade years…

Part III

A Food Fight For Life: Diet And Nutrition At The Children's Blood And Cancer Center
Getting a healthy child to eat vegetables takes a patient parent. Getting a child with cancer to eat anything takes professional help. Getting that child to eat…

- Additional photos: The August 14 2013 Food Fight for Life from the CBCC's Flickr stream.

Part IV

Clowning Achievement: Ringling Bros Clowns Bring Oversized Smiles To CBCC
Last Thursday, a trio of clowns from the touring show Dragons! By Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey visited the Children's Blood and Cancer Center (CBCC). The visit lasted about an hour…

- Additional photos: From the CBCC's Flickr stream and from my Smugmug gallery.

Future Installments

During the month of September I'll be joining the CBCC for their Survivorship Challenge Training, which is the CBCC's 8-week running program for patients ages 7-18 and their families who are seen in the CBCC or in the Survivorship clinic. The program helps to reintroduce being active to the kids and their families, and it concludes with a 5k.

I will also be profiling a couple of very unique adult survivors of childhood leukemia.

Thank you for swinging by and stay tuned!

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