Cancer and Blood Disorders: Resources

CaringBridge
CaringBridge offers free personalized Web pages to those receiving medical care.

Carter BloodCare
Texas' largest blood center providing more than 330,000 units of lifesaving blood to North Central and East Texas each year.

Make-a-Wish
Granting the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses to enrich the human experience with strength, hope and joy.

Be The Match
Be The Match is a network that maintains a data bank of available tissue-typed marrow donor volunteers nationwide. Provides information and support to patients in search of an unrelated marrow donor.

The Ronald McDonald House
The Ronald McDonald House provides a "home away from home" where families who live at least 70 miles from Children's can stay while their child undergoes treatment. Kitchen facilities are provided. Please contact your social worker for further information or assistance with reservations.

Community Hospice of Texas
Community Hospice of Texas is the largest nonprofit pediatric hospice provider in Texas, providing quality, compassionate care to adults, children and infants facing the advancing stage of any life-threatening illness such as cancer, severe birth defects, AIDS, and heart, lung, and renal disease.

A Wish with Wings
Making wishes come true for children with life-threatening diseases since 1982.