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Children’s, PPB registry help Mankato boy

Braydon Greiner was diagnosed with type 1 pleuropulmonary blastoma (PPB) lung cancer when doctors found a cystic tumor the size of a grapefruit growing on his right lung.

Boy, 6, overcomes rare form of lung cancer

Evan Ginter was diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer known as pleuropulmonary blastoma type 1r.

Five Question Friday: Jeff Mason

Jeff Mason, DPT, physical therapist, has worked at Children’s for nearly four years and still tells people he landed his dream job on the first try.

Newest Timberwolves Wiggins, Bennett, Young and LaVine visit Children’s

Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, Thaddeus Young and Zach LaVine visited patients at Children's – Minneapolis.

2014 Kids Count Data Book: It’s time we listen

The annual Kids Count Data Book reported good and bad news for Minnesota, and it’s time we paid attention to both.

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Five Question Friday: Terrance Davis

Meet Terrance Davis, who works on our Environmental Services team within the Minneapolis Surgery department.

Related image for article, Family screening tests risk of developing type 1 diabetes

Family screening tests risk of developing type 1 diabetes

The McNeely Pediatric Diabetes Center at Children's – St. Paul is part of an international research network called Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet.

Related image for article, Family screening tests risk of developing type 1 diabetes

Family screening tests risk of developing type 1 diabetes

The McNeely Pediatric Diabetes Center at Children's – St. Paul is part of an international research network called Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet.

5 question friday

Five Question Friday: Kelly Patnode

Kelly is a patient access specialist at our St. Paul hospital who has a love for the Minnesota State Fair.

Mother shares story of her hero

Courtney Kile, of Duluth, writes about what she and her husband went through after the birth of their son, Sully, who was diagnosed with a heart defect.