Rady Children’s Recognized for Improving Cancer Care in Tijuana

Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego has received international recognition for helping to improve pediatric cancer care in Baja California.

Dr. Paula Aristizabal’s description of the program won “Best Poster” at the most recent meeting of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology.  (Click here to see the poster)

Dr. Aristizabal presented the poster at the 42nd Congress of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology, October 21 – 24 in Boston.

The poster described Rady Children’s successful efforts to help build a pediatric oncology program in Tijuana.

Rady Children’s and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are the sponsors of the program.

With this improved program in place, more pediatric cancer patients in Mexico have been be able to find quality care where they live.