Bringing Art to Life: Girl with Autoimmune Disorder Creates Custom Head and Neck Scarves Through Her Own Foundation

7-year-old Lurie Children’s patient, Rosie Quinn is full of determination, positivity and spunk. Rosie suffers from alopecia, an autoimmune disease that attacks hair follicles and prevents hair growth, resulting in baldness. Not having hair can often alter a child’s confidence … Read More

Childhood Cancer Survivor Stars as Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol

In November 2007, at just nine-days-old, Paris Strickland, now 11, was diagnosed with stage 3 neuroblastoma, a rare cancerous tumor that begins in nerve tissue of infants and very young children. As a newborn Paris endured four months of intense chemotherapy … Read More

Prenatal Repair for Myelomeningocele Helps Baby Caleb Beat the Odds

As every mother wishes, Erika was hoping her baby was healthy and without complications during her routine ultrasound at 21 weeks. After a previous blood test had come back negative for neural tube defects, which would have pointed towards spina … Read More

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