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.
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.
Children’s Minnesota child life specialists recognized by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center
Congratulations to Children’s Minnesota child life specialists Jodi Betsinger, Kristine Adams VanKempen and Samantha Schackman for receiving the 2020 Faces of Change Award from PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center’s (NBPC) 6th Annual Unity Awards in recognition of their collaborative and innovative work in the cancer and blood disorders program.
Six-year-old Kylie was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) in March of 2019. She won her months-long battle with AML in October 2019. Today, her family participates in Walk for Amazing. Learn more about their story.
Children’s Minnesota is sharing what you need to know about caring for kids with preexisting conditions as we navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic together.
April 13, 2020, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., Virtual event
Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Group will be having a Virtual Cooking Class. In partnership with Gilda's Club we will be having a chicken street taco cooking class that will be held virtually, via Zoom, so that everyone can participate at home. Suggested ingredient lists will be emailed out to registered participants. Feel free to make substitutes. Register by emailing [email protected]
Children’s Minnesota cancer patient was interviewed during MSHSL boy’s hockey tournament on Wednesday, March 4, 2020.
August 6, 2020 7:30 a.m. – August 9, 2020 12 p.m., 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.