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Expert care for adolescents and young adults: the Cancer and Blood Disorders Program at Children’s Minnesota

Medical treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiation — while extremely important — are just part of the care plan at Children's Minnesota's Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer and Blood Disorders Program.

Pine Tree Apple Classic Fund presents $256,000 gift to Children’s Minnesota supporting targeted cancer research efforts

Pine Tree Apple Classic Fund President Kevin Werwie and its Board of Directors presented Children’s Minnesota with a $256,000 check supporting targeted children’s cancer research efforts.

Dr. Michael Richards receives 2021 St. Baldrick’s Foundation Infrastructure Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Richards for being awarded a $50,000 infrastructure grant from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest non-government funder of childhood cancer research grants. The grant will support the Cancer and Blood Disorders program at Children’s Minnesota in offering clinical trials for state-of-the-art pediatric cancer therapies.

On their side: an advocate for kids with sickle cell disease

Caring for kids is about more than treating their illness or condition—it’s about also caring for the whole family. That’s why family support services for children and families coping with sickle cell disease are a fundamental component of the Hemoglobinopathy and Sickle Cell Program at Children’s Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota fundraiser supports kids fighting cancer and blood disorders

Children’s Minnesota is partnering with more than 30 local businesses during September for the Shine Bright for Cancer Kids campaign, the health care system’s annual fundraiser for its cancer and blood disorders program.

Hope for Mikayla and other kids living with sickle cell disease

Mikayla has been in the hospital more than 100 times. And she’s only 13. Born with sickle cell disease, a disease that primarily affects people of African descent, Mikayla endures severe pain, infections and even strokes.

Support our patients with cancer and blood disorders this September

We’re excited for you to shine bright for our cancer and blood disorder patients this September! Learn more about our cancer and blood disorder program and how we help patients and families.

Get a haircut that makes a difference during the Great Clips cut-a-thon

The 28th annual Great Clips cut-a-thon will take place from Saturday, August 28, through Friday, September 3. Great Clips salons are donating a portion of proceeds from each haircut to support the school re-entry program at Children’s Minnesota. This program helps kids with cancer and other serious illnesses go back to school with confidence.

Children’s Minnesota announces new cancer and blood disorders program medical director

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce Dr. Susan Kearney as the new medical director of the cancer and blood disorders program as of July 1, 2021.

Children’s Minnesota: the largest pediatric cancer and blood disorders program in the region

Within our cancer and blood disorders program, our team of specialists and subspecialists work both together and independently to treat kids and young adults facing a wide variety of serious conditions, all within a single health system.