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March 15, 2011 – Texas Children’s Cancer Center
by Corbin B.P. Dodge
Texas Children’s Hospital officially opened a the new West Campus facility on March 7, 2011. The new facility includes an outpatient facility for Texas Children’s Hospital Cancer Center and Hematology patients. In addition to the outpatient clinic, along with many others, the new hospital will provide emergency services for patients in need of immediate medical attention.
Located in Katy, Texas, the facilities grounds will allow for future expansion. The 55 acre grounds located at I-10 and Barker Cypress will serve one of the nations fastest growing pediatric populations, which includes an area spanning from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station.
The facilities will accomodate the current treatment approach at Texas Children’s Cancer Center & Hematology Service–Family-Centered Care. Family-Centered Care focuses on including the entire famility in the care and treatment of children with cancer and blood diseases. The examination rooms are created to provide plenty of room for extended family members, and the private patient rooms have fold out beds for overnight visiotrs.
The Texas Children’s Cancer Center & Hematology Service Outpatient facility will be available for patients who do not require specialized treatment in the medical center.
Pictured: Dr. Brigitta Mueller welcomes baby Rylan to the new facility. Dr. Mueller is Clinic Chief, Director of the Sickle Cell Center, and Director of the International Program. In addition to her duties caring for small patients like Rylan, Dr. Mueller has played an integral role in the development of the West Campus Clinic.
Pictured: Rylan and his mother are welcomed as the first visitors to the New Cancer Center & Hematology Service Outpatient Clinic at West Campus Rylan and his mother are welcomed as the first visitors to the New Cancer Center & Hematology Service Outpatient Clinic at West Campus