Category: Useful Links – Medical

Understanding Retinoblastoma (Video).

By Joyce Vazq,

In this video, she gives a brief review (3:34 minutes) of Retinoblastoma from diagnosis to treatment in a very clear and general way. We recommend you to watch this video for a general understanding of the disease. Some parents, while going through the process like to review the information to increase their knowledge and understand again some details,  … Read more

Top Sarcoma Centers in the US

By Shadmit,

Top 4 sarcoma centers in the U.S are:   MD Anderson in Houston; Dana Farber in Boston; Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York City;  Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. For more top sarcoma centers:

Recommended Sarcoma centers around the world

By Super User,

Here is a link to a list of recommended medical centers around the world, a part of the Liddy Shriver Sarcoma innitiative. The Initiative increased public awareness of sarcoma, raised funds to award research grants, and provided support and timely information to sarcoma patients, their families, and medical professionals.    

MassGeneral Hospital for Children (Boston)

By Super User,

Massachusetts General Hospital‘s canccer center (Boston, U.S) is one of the leading cancer centers in the U.S, and is one of only a few hospitals on the east coast which offers Proton-therapy for children:

Procure – Proton Therapy Center (USA)

By Super User,

Procure is a center specializes in Proton therapy. They have several locations in the U.S.A. Additional information can be found in their website:

Dana Dwek (“Ichilov”), Tel Aviv, Israel

By Super User,

Dana Dwek Children’s Hospital (at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center), Tel Aviv, Israel Pediatric Hemato-oncology Department at Dana’s Children Hospital specialize in Pediatric bone marrow transplantations. They perform a full array of bone marrow transplants (BMT) for children, sourced by self-donated (autologous) marrow and peripheral blood donations and donations from a related or unrelated donor (allogeneic).

Schneider Children’s Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel

By Super User,

Schneider Children’s Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel Schneider Children‘s is the only comprehensive, highly specialized care hospital of its kind in the country and in the Middle East, dedicated exclusively to the well-being of all children and adolescents

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

By Super User,

National Cancer Institute (NCI) As part of the National Institute of Health (NIH), this institute’s website offers a lot of information on the different types of cancer and the available treatments for them, nationwide. In addition, there are many links to other information centers. Important note about clinical trials in the U.S.A: If you heard about a new/experimental  … Read more

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital , Memphis, TN

By Super User,

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital , Memphis, TN Children’s Research Hospital is internationally recognized for its pioneering research and treatment of children with cancer. It is one of the best pediatric cancer hospitals in the U.S and is the first and only National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. St. Jude is the  … Read more