Children’s Minnesota is using a new medical therapy known as CAR T-cell therapy that could help kids with acute lymphoblastic leukemia have a better chance of survival.
Thirteen years after a leukemia diagnosis, Sara Bultsma remains inspired by the care she received at Children's Minnesota.
Children’s Minnesota’s third annual Shine Bright Bash raises more than $400,000 to support Cancer Kids Fund
Minneapolis, Minn. – (September 12, 2016) – More than 400 guests filled the Minneapolis Event Center on Saturday, September 10 for Children’s Minnesota’s Shine Bright Bash, raising more than $400,000 for Children’s Cancer Kids Fund.
Dr. Joanna Perkins, hematology-oncology physician at Children’s Minnesota, and cancer survivor Abby Hoyt, sat down with KARE-TV before the 2016 Shine Bright Bash to discuss pediatric cancer and blood disorders.
Sixteen-year-old Miranda Mead approached Ewing's sarcoma the same way she does athletics.
All proceeds from the Parisian-soirée-themed event at the Minneapolis Event Center benefit our cancer and blood disorders program.
Aug 03, 2017 7:30 AM – Aug 06, 2017 12:00 PM, White Bear Lake
Each year, thousands of children are diagnosed with cancer, severely affecting what many of us take for granted – the ability to have a healthy childhood. The mission of the Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic (PTATC) is to host an annual mixed doubles tennis tournament to raise funds that primarily support research to lessen the suffering caused by childhood cancer. Funds raised benefit the cancer research program at Children’s Minnesota.
Lainee Balsimo has received treatment at Children's for pleuropulmonary blastoma, a rare form of lung cancer found in 30-50 kids in the U.S. each year.
Dario Chavez was unsure he'd ever biologically father a child due to the chemotherapy he received while being treated for cancer.
Children’s Minnesota is committed to supporting patients and families in our cancer and blood disorders program. Beyond providing the very best medical care, there are many services and amenities that provide extra care and comfort to kids and families in the midst of a cancer or blood disorders journey. These special services are made possible in large part through the Cancer Kids Fund. This fund is generously supported by community members, local businesses and benefit events hosted by or on behalf of Children’s. Here are some of the special ways that the Cancer Kids Fund may help make your family’s journey at Children’s a little easier.