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Cancer doesn’t stop for COVID-19: Jordyn’s story

After being diagnosed with a rare and aggressive tumor in her leg, 24-year-old patient Jordyn Meskan shares her experience at Children's Minnesota during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nothing short of amazing – Harper fights cancer

Harper was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in February 2020. In this Shine Bright for Cancer Kids story, be inspired by Harper's story of resilience and what makes her 'nothing short of amazing.'

Care during a pandemic: J.J.’s and Bridget’s stories

Kelly Anderson, an active volunteer with Families as Partners, shares her daughters' Children’s Minnesota stories, and why she wouldn't bring her kids to any other hospital.

Give to the Cancer Kids Fund through our Shine Bright for Cancer Kids campaign

Help support kids fighting cancer at Children's Minnesota by donating to the Cancer Kids Fund this September during our Shine Bright for Cancer Kids campaign.

Children’s Minnesota launches fundraiser to support local kids fighting cancer

Children’s Minnesota is partnering with more than 30 local businesses during September for the Shine Bright for Cancer Kids campaign, the health care system’s annual fundraiser for its Cancer Kids Fund. Children’s Minnesota, home to the largest pediatric cancer and blood disorders program in the Upper Midwest, cares for nearly one thousand kids living with cancer every year, more than any other hospital in the state. The Cancer Kids Fund is an essential component of care, providing various services that bring comfort to families and supporting research to find new and better treatments.

Shine Bright for Cancer Kids: Mia continues her fight

We met Mia – an amazing cancer fighter – in 2017 when, at 11 years old, she was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma. Mia has once again beat cancer after being diagnosed again in 2019.

Oliver's family

Oliver kicks cancer: Shine Bright for Cancer Kids story

Oliver is a sweet, thoughtful 5-year-old boy. He was born with Down syndrome, but doesn’t let that slow him down. In 2019, when he was only 4 years old, Oliver received bad news – he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Read his story here.

Dr. Bendel learns the value of virtual care through COVID-19

The hematology-oncology team has added virtual care visits to their care plans. Learn how the team has been able to offer exceptional care virtually.

Dr. Kris Ann Schultz appointed inaugural holder of Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic Endowed Chair in Cancer and Blood Disorders Research

Dr. Kris Ann Schultz is the first Endowed Chair holder in the Cancer and Blood Disorders program at Children’s Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota physician appointed inaugural holder of Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic Endowed Chair in Cancer and Blood Disorders Research

Children’s Minnesota has the largest pediatric cancer and blood disorders program in the Upper Midwest, caring for more than 58 percent of children diagnosed with cancer or blood disorders in Minnesota.