Guide for Parents

This is an excellent guide produced by the National Cancer Institute. If you have been newly introduced to the childhood cancer community, the NCI Guide for Parents is excellent material to help guide you in your journey.

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Where are the best children’s hospitals?

According to US News and World Report 

2018 – 2019 Top Five Children’s Hospitals in Selected Specialties

Pediatric Cancer

1. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
2. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
3. Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center
4. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
5. Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery

1. Texas Children’s Hospital
2. Boston Children’s Hospital
3. Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
4. C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital-Michigan Medicine
5. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Pediatric Orthopedics

1. Boston Children’s Hospital
2. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
3. Children’s Medical Center Dallas-Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
4. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
5. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles