Children’s is the only pediatric hospital in the Midwest using Visualase, and Gavin Pierson is the only patient in the country to use this technology to treat a mature teratoma brain tumor.
In the early years of a child's life, the brain wiring is on hyper-drive.
A recent MRI scan showed 8-year-old Gavin Pierson's formerly peach-sized tumor has shrunk significantly.
Volunteer Debbie isn't afraid of a challenge and loves stepping up to the ever-changing needs in the surgery department.
Visualase has been the Kryptonite to Gavin Pierson’s tumor since he became the first person with a mature teratoma brain tumor to undergo the procedure.
Get to know Janay, Children's senior talent acquisition assistant, in this week’s Five Question Friday.
Each year, close to 12,500 children in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer. Among them who live in the Upper Midwest, more than 70 percent are treated by Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.
Children’s blood and cancer disorders team leads the way in early detection and effective treatment of kids in families affected by rare genetic cancers.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday that the 288 cases of measles in the country so far this year are the highest since 2000.
Jack Healy has been seizure-free since undergoing Visualase, an MRI-guided, minimally invasive laser procedure.