Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship – San Antonio

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship – San Antonio Training Sites

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The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio

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The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio
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333 Santa Rosa
San Antonio, TX 78207
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The fellows will complete the majority of their training at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio. They will be supervised primarily by Baylor College of Medicine faculty. They will complete inpatient and outpatient rotations, as well as didactic sessions and conferences at CHofSA. The inpatient pediatric hematology and oncology (PHO) and bone marrow transplant (BMT) unit, as well as the outpatient pathology, and radiology, where the fellows will develop experiences in clinical practices, procedures, and methodological that are important in the field of PHO, will also be completed at CHofSA. The Voelcker Clinical Research Center is also on the CHofSA campus and will provide opportunities, resources, and laboratory space for fellows to initiate and conduct scholarly projects

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Mays Cancer Center (UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center)

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•	Mays Cancer Center (UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center)
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7979 Wurzbach
San Antonio, TX 78229
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The Children's Hospital of San Antonio Pediatric Hematology and Oncology fellows will spend a minimum of two weeks attending radiation therapy clinics at the Mays Cancer Center (UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, formerly Cancer Therapy and Research Center at University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, under the supervision of Dr. Eva Galvan. The fellow will have an opportunity to observe the process of treatment design, planning, and implementation of the radiation treatment for various pediatric malignancies referred to Mays Cancer Center. Pediatric tumors potentially requiring radiation therapy include, but are not limited to, the following: Wilms' tumor, malignant brain tumors, soft tissue sarcoma, neuroblastoma, and leukemia and lymphoma. The fellow will have continuity of care as the patients treated at CHofSA are referred to Mays Cancer Center for radiation therapy. The fellow will have an opportunity to understand radiation dose and scheduling, the risks and benefits or radiation therapy, potential acute and late effects or toxicities, and various methods of delivery of therapy.