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Support Programs

  • Adolescent & Young Adult Program (AYA) - a special medical and psychosocial program for teens and young adults with cancer
  • Arts in Medicine - a program where patients and families work on collaborative and individual art projects with the goal to ease the pain and anxiety associated with cancer
  • Candlelighters - an organization where parents who have or have had children with cancer at our hospital help other parents cope through emotional, educational and practical support
  • Career and Vocational Counseling -  counseling and resources available for teens and young adults regarding college preparation, vocational and career guidance
  • Childhood Cancer Survivors Clinic - a follow-up program for childhood cancer survivors
  • Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Life Program - a program with specialists who help patients and their families adapt and cope with the various steps along their cancer journey
  • Children’s Art Project - a special creative arts program where patients' designs are incorporated into greeting cards, jewelry and other products, and proceeds from product sales benefit patient-focused programs at the Children's Cancer Hospital and MD Anderson
  • Education and Creative Arts Program - a comprehensive program for patients that includes an accredited inpatient school, distance and virtual learning, school re-entry support and creative arts programming 
  • Family-Centered Care - a program that partners pediatric caregivers with health care professionals in the decision-making processes of the Children's Cancer Hospital
  • Multimedia Resource Library - video and audio resources produced by the Children's Cancer Hospital for patients and families
  • New Patient Welcome Folder - a comprehensive guide to the Children's Cancer Hospital providing patients and families with resources, services and helpful tips to help them as they face cancer
  • Pediatric Caregiver Telephone Support Network - a telephone network for pediatric caregivers who wish to connect with one another to share experiences and support

Contact Us

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Call the Children's Cancer Hospital

713-792-5410

(Toll-Free) 888-543-2435

Or call askMDAnderson

1-877-632-6789


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