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Children’s Minnesota PPB, OTST research has worldwide impact

Both registries seek to understand what causes these rare tumors, how to find them earlier and how to target and cure these tumors more effectively and with fewer long-term side effects.

Children’s Minnesota hosts head shaving event for cancer research

Children’s Minnesota and St. Baldrick’s team up to raise money for childhood cancer research.

Love Your Melon hat

We love your melon

Children’s Minnesota and Love Your Melon team up to give hats to hospital patients and donate to the Cancer Kids Fund.

2016 Summer Events Kick Off

Feb 23, 2016, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Saint Paul

To help us kick off our summer events, you’re invited to a special party at the Minnesota Children’s Museum on February 23. Register for the Baby Steps 3K, HeartBeat 5000 and/or Pine Tree Runs 5K and 10K; connect with other families and employees; learn about our interactive fundraising platform; enjoy snacks and tour the museum – all for free.

Love Your Melon

Children's Minnesota and Love Your Melon have partnered to create a limited edition Children's Minnesota Love Your Melon hat! All proceeds from this hat will benefit Children's Cancer Kids Fund.

Kitty in snow helps patient during chemotherapy

Five-year-old Hello Kitty fan Berkley received a surprise outside of her window during treatment for neuroblastoma.

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Promoting healthy development in kids during and after cancer treatment

Going through cancer treatment is difficult at any age. But because kids' bodies are rapidly growing and developing, they are more susceptible to long-term side effects that can hinder physical, cognitive and emotional development.

Shine Bright Bash 2016

Sep 10, 2016, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Minneapolis

Proceeds from the Shine Bright Bash benefit the Cancer and Blood Disorders Program at Children’s – one of the top pediatric hospitals in the nation for cancer and blood disorder care.

Pine Tree Apple Classic

Aug 04, 2016 7:30 AM – Aug 07, 2016 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 Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.

Vito’s superhero spirit

Vito has spent most of his two years of life battling brain cancer at Children’s Minnesota while donning his signature superhero capes. Through difficult times, he teaches his family to always laugh and cherish the little things in life.