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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 2017

September 9, 2017, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m., 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

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.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.

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.

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Diagnosed with cancer as infant, 2-year-old Aili surviving, thriving

Aili Kleven was diagnosed with stage 3 intermediate-risk neuroblastoma.

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What to expect

If your child is diagnosed with cancer or a blood disorder, we understand it's not easy news to hear, but know that Children's Minnesota will be with you and your child along every step of the way. We believe that by providing the best journey for the patient and family, it will lead to the best outcomes. You'll receive first-rate, compassionate care from the moment we meet.

Cancer Services

Comprehensive Clinics - Many of our programs offer pediatric specialty clinics that include a variety of experts available in a single clinic visit.

Cancer and Blood Disorders

It can be frightening to hear that a child has cancer or a blood disorder. At Children's Minnesota, we're experts in treating the disease and supporting the patient and family. In addition to offering advanced, individualized care for newly diagnosed children, teens and young adults with cancers and blood disorders, we also provide innovative treatment for rare, relapsed and recurrent cancers.