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Medical Animation: Hodgkin Lymphoma

The lymphatic system is part of the body’s immune system. The lymph nodes throughout the body are connected by a ...

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High-Schooler Riley Maher Thrives on the Field Seven Months After Cancer Diagnosis

Riley's doctor, Julia Warren, MD at Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children's Hospital, shaved her head in honor of Riley ...

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Superhero Masks Empower Young Cancer Patients

A child life specialist with St. Louis Children's hospital is giving kids "super" strength to beat cancer. ...

Patient Stories

Team Spirit Fuels the Fight of Her Life: The Real Story Behind Laila and the Blues

In January, the idea of the St. Louis Blues playing for the Stanley Cup seemed far-fetched considering the team was ...

Patient Stories

Welcome Back, Maddie

Madeline Thompson has accomplished quite a bit for being just 9 years old. At age 5, she began wake boarding ...

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Risk of Future Cancers in Survivors of Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma

Survivors of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), especially those with certain risk factors, are at increased risk for developing various types ...

Patient Stories

Game Changers in Brain Tumor Treatment

In September of 2015, a young promising baseball player and his mom and dad sat under the giant Louisville Slugger ...

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Bella’s Battle: Waged with the Full Power of Siteman Kids

Bella Simmons’ 10th birthday earlier this year was a significant one because it meant stepping into her “tween years” cancer ...

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Rubin Receives Pioneer Award

On June 6, Washington University physician Joshua Rubin, MD, PhD, pediatric neuro-oncologist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, received the Pioneer ...