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Priority Programs

Goal: $340 Million

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Recreational activities, art classes and more take place at the Hoglund Foundation PediDome at the Children’s Cancer Hospital at MD Anderson.

Among numerous programs and projects of strategic importance to the institution are:

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology — a department focused on analyzing and interpreting molecular data to enhance personalized cancer medicine in all of its facets.

The Children’s Cancer Hospital at MD Anderson — one of the largest multidisciplinary pediatric cancer care and research programs in the country, setting the pace in pediatric oncology worldwide.

Survivorship — a major clinical and research initiative to coordinate support for cancer survivors, expand research into long-term effects of cancer and treatment and improve access to follow-up care.

Brain Tumor Center — one of the world’s most productive efforts aimed solely at brain tumor research in areas such as immune system activation, gene analysis and treatment delivery using stem cells.

Pain Program — a project to expand the Texas Medical Center’s only dedicated cancer pain research program, develop state-of-the-art pain control strategies and educate health professionals.

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