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Every MD Anderson patient is assigned a patient advocate who services as a liaison between the patient and MD Anderson.
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A team of highly focused renowned physicians, including surgeons, oncologists and radiologists, as well as a specialized support staff of nurses, physician’s assistants and others follow your child from diagnosis through treatment.
DSRCT often is difficult to diagnose. The Children’s Cancer Hospital utilizes the most advanced technology and techniques to pinpoint the cancer. We are at the forefront of discovering new therapies to help manage DSRCT, including:
- HIPEC (hyperthermic peritoneal perfusion with chemotherapy) which was pioneered at Children’s Cancer hospital, combines surgery with heated chemotherapy for a safe and often effective treatment. It has been shown to extend survival time in many patients.
- Targeted therapies that help fight DSRCT at the cellular level
Treating the whole child
Children’s Cancer Hospital is designed just for children, with a full range of services and amenities that help make the child and family’s experience as comfortable as possible. We go beyond medical care to deliver a comprehensive experience that treats the whole child.
And, at Children’s Cancer Hospital, you’re surrounded by the strength of one of the nation’s top cancer centers.
Understanding a disease is the first step toward finding the right care. Get the facts about DSRCT, including how it starts and who's at risk.
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