Nicklaus Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center hosts mini Relay for Life event to honor all those touched by cancer. Thank you to all the patients and families who joined us this evening.
Published on: 11/11/2016
Nicklaus Children's Hospital, in collaboration with the American Cancer Society, hosted a Mini Relay for Life on-campus November 10, 2016. The event celebrates people who have battled against cancer, as well as remembering those loved ones lost. Together, 6 teams raised $7,781.38 total which will support pediatric canceer research. Nicklaus Children's Hospital is proud to help take action against a disease that has taken too much!
Nicklaus Children's Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant Program Again Awarded FACT Accreditation
FACT is an internationally-recognized accrediting body for hospitals and medical institutions offering stem cell transplant, and indicates the accredited institution has met the most rigorous standards in every aspect of stem cell therapy.
A Second Chance for Patients in Need of a Bone Marrow Transplant
The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s Cancer Center has successfully transplanted bone marrow from a mother who is only a half match donor to her young daughter utilizing a technique that requires specialized doses of chemotherapy prior to and after the transplant. Nicklaus Children’s is one of the few pediatric programs to offer the technique.