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!
Doctors in South Florida are performing a life-saving procedure for children born with a rare genetic condition: thalassemia.
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.