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Children’s Minnesota launches Shine Bright for Kids fundraiser to support kids fighting cancer and blood disorders

This September, Children’s Minnesota invites the community to help children fighting cancer and blood disorders by donating to the Shine Bright for Kids fundraising campaign. Donations of any size help support life-saving research, as well as services that ease the care journey for kids and their families, including music therapy and financial assistance.

From Mario Kart™ to chemotherapy, nothing stops Flin

Even as he was battling a rare and aggressive cancer, Flin found ways to keep smiling. Your donation this month makes a difference for kids just like him.

Great Clips hosts 29th annual cut-a-thon to support Children’s Minnesota’s school re-entry program

Participating Great Clips salons will donate a portion of the proceeds from each haircut during the cut-a-thon to the school re-entry program at Children’s Minnesota.

Shining bright: Anja’s journey with childhood cancer

The first cancerous tumor that was discovered in Anja's liver was when she was 9 month old, at the height of the pandemic. In just two years, Anja has fought and defeated cancer twice!

A family fights cancer twice – in honor of Jake and in memory of Erika

Jake's mom, Erika, passed away after a fight with acute myeloid leukemia. And now, Jake is fighting for his life too – he was diagnosed with T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma when he was in third grade, at just 9 years old.

Teresa Herriage accepts leadership position with the COG Nursing Discipline

Congratulations to Teresa Herriage, DNP, APRN, CPHON, who has accepted the position of Vice Chair of the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) Nursing Discipline. COG is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to childhood and adolescent cancer research.

Mpls.St.Paul Magazine showcases Children’s Minnesota kid experts on advancements in pediatric care in 2022 Top Doctors

In addition to more than 170 Children’s Minnesota physicians selected by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as 2022 Top Doctors, several Children’s Minnesota kid experts were featured in an in-depth article highlighting enhancements in delivering outcomes.

Nothing stops Sloan: from a brain tumor to a national competition before age 9

Sloan is one of nine students selected as a finalist in her age category for the National Braille Challenge. Very impressive, especially when you consider Sloan’s been living with a brain tumor most of her young life.

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Isadora’s journey from cancer at age 15 to double majoring in college

Isadora's story sounds like a movie. A young, aspiring actor begins landing roles on the stage and screen but then gets diagnosed with cancer at age 15. What sounds like a movie, was Isadora’s reality. However, she's back to living her dream after receiving care at Children's Minnesota's Adolescent and Young Adult cancer program.