Texas Children’s Cancer Center celebrates National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with ribbon tying ceremony and parade

In celebration of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, patients, families and doctors at Texas Children’s Cancer Center came together last week for the Going Gold parade and ribbon tying ceremony at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus.Adorned in gold, the symbolic color for childhood cancer, participants proceeded through the halls and concluded outside in front of the hospital, where gold ribbons were tied in honor of children and families who have been touched by pediatric cancer.

As the largest pediatric cancer center in the country, Texas Children’s Cancer Center provides personalized, high-quality, family-centered care to children, adolescents and young adults with cancer. Its patients come from more than 35 states and 26 countries to receive the most advanced therapies. Physicians at Texas Children’s Cancer Center are world-renowned leaders in their field and provide state-of-the-art medical treatment for their patients.

Texas Children’s Cancer Center is also a recognized leader in clinical and laboratory research for pediatric cancer, leading the translation of break-through research findings from the laboratory into the clinic. The team is at the forefront of childhood cancer research with over 350 researchers in 42 laboratories performing cutting-edge science and conducting more clinical trials than any other pediatric cancer center in the nation.

To learn more about Texas Children’s Cancer Center, visit texaschildrens.org/cancer.