Cutting edge findings from the Children’s Minnesota Cancer and Blood Disorders research team and collaborators show variants in the deep intronic (noncoding) region of DICER1 may increase risk for tumor development in kids and young adults.
Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce that Katie Greenwood, MD, FAAP; Jennifer Hess, DO, MS, MPH; Megan Hilgers, MD; and Chelsea Self, MD, have joined the expanding cancer and blood disorders program.
14-year-old Lincoln's active life came to a near standstill when he was diagnosed with a bleeding disorder called ITP. However, clinical trials at Children's Minnesota gave Lincoln access to a new treatment, before it became widely available.
Four out of the six members of the Jahnz family have a blood clotting disorder called protein S deficiency. Staying positive has been a huge part of how they’ve moved forward as a family.
Some of our kid experts for the cancer and blood disorders program have joined Team Superstars and will be raising funds for the Cancer Kids Fund while running the Medtronic Twin Cities 10 Mile race on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023.
From the outside, Matty looks like your typical 14-year-old who loves sports, especially hockey. But all his activities had to come to an abrupt stop when he was first diagnosed with ITP, a platelet disorder that can make bleeding from a cut or injury hard to stop.
Naziere “Naz” Evans has been in and out of the hospital more times than he can remember. Each time he was admitted, it was for the same thing – severe pain and anemia requiring transfusion caused by sickle cell disease; a condition that 20-year-old Naz was born with. But he's not letting the disease stop him from pursuing his goals in life.
Children’s Minnesota launches Shine Bright for Kids fundraiser to support children fighting cancer and blood disorders
Donations make a difference in the lives of patients and families who receive care from the largest pediatric cancer and blood disorders program in the Upper Midwest.
The families we meet in our Cancer and Blood Disorders program come to us with unique stories. For the Carpenter family, the story begins across the world.
Participating Great Clips salons throughout the Twin Cities and western Wisconsin will donate a portion of the proceeds from each haircut to support the school re-entry program at Children's Minnesota.