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Miracle Kids 2024: Melina Switzer

  • May. 22, 2024
Melina struggles with Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction, but it’s nothing compared to what she’s been through, and thanks to new treatments and technology here at GCH, there’s reason to be ...
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Centering the Family Voice

  • Jan. 2, 2024
Started in 2020, The FCP is the feeder program for several volunteer family engagement opportunities at GCH, and helps connect parents and caregivers with opportunities to offer input to improve care ...
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Breaking Through

  • Oct. 4, 2023
Thanks to strong outcomes, investments in faculty and staff, and participation in clinical trials, brain tumor patients are coming to GCH from across the world
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Patient Story: Finn Schillaci

  • Aug. 31, 2023
For children with cancer, survival is the most important factor, but it’s not the only one. In the case of Finn Schillaci, his family and care team had to make a choice between two effective ...
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Miracle Kids 2023: Liliana Tahou

  • Jun. 9, 2023
Born via C-section at 36 weeks, Lily Tahou's organs were failing and she only had 15 percent of her own blood in her body. A series of timely blood transfusions and around-the-clock care helped her ...
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Miracle Kids 2023: Jenay Benard

  • Jun. 6, 2023
Last Thanksgiving, a straightforward sinus infection turned into a life-threatening brain abscess for 12-year-old Jenay Benard. Thanks to the emergency surgery and physical rehabilitation teams at ...
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Miracle Kids 2022: Maddisyn Rollins

  • Jun. 7, 2022
Shortly after being born, surgeons at Golisano Children’s Hospital (GCH) determined that Maddisyn Rollins might not have enough small intestine to survive or live a normal life. The dedication of her ...
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On Goal

  • Jan. 10, 2022
Youth sports are a whole new ballgame compared to the way kids played for fun even a decade ago, which is why today’s young athletes often face more challenges – and potentially greater risk of ...
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The Last Mile

  • Dec. 6, 2021
New treatment therapies, mRNA, and improved Complex Care services have significantly improved the quality of life of Cystic Fibrosis patients at URMC.
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At a Tipping Point

  • Sep. 27, 2021
New community outreach efforts, multi-disciplinary education, and investments in transitional medicine are aiming to improve treatment for Sickle cell patients in the region.