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Boy, 6, overcomes rare form of lung cancer

Evan Ginter was diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer known as pleuropulmonary blastoma type 1r.

Mother shares story of her hero

Courtney Kile, of Duluth, writes about what she and her husband went through after the birth of their son, Sully, who was diagnosed with a heart defect.

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Laser in action: See how Gavin’s tumor met its match

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.

Related image for article, Gavin vs. Joe Bully: First-of-its-kind laser surgery shrinks tumor by more than 40 percent

Gavin vs. Joe Bully: First-of-its-kind laser surgery shrinks tumor by more than 40 percent

A recent MRI scan showed 8-year-old Gavin Pierson's formerly peach-sized tumor has shrunk significantly.

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Tech Spotlight: A look at Visualase, a minimally invasive laser surgery system

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.

Austin’s story: A pioneering surgery provides hope

Three-year-old Austin Graue, of Northfield, Minnesota, pioneered a surgery after being diagnosed with Pfeiffer syndrome.

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Surgery before birth saves lives of preemie twins

Sisters Amina and Rania were diagnosed with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome, a rare condition that occurs when one twin donates blood to the other while in the womb.

Rebecca and Emily Pierce are 3 years old. (Photo courtesy of Debbie Gillquist)

Preemies to princesses: Thank you, Children’s

Debbie Gillquist says hardly a day passes that her family isn't grateful for Children's quality work, care, compassion and expertise.

5 pounds, 10 ounces and 1 year of miracles

Connor Lee Miller, who turns 1 today, was born with a blood clot in his left arm. His mother, Becky, shares his story.

Related image for article, Gavin’s story: An update by Nicole Pierson

Gavin’s story: An update by Nicole Pierson

As we approach Gavin’s 17th surgery, we do so with sadness, hope, determination and caution