After Surviving A Brain Tumor, Brannon Gives Hope to Kids

In the summer of 2014, Brannon’s parents couldn’t find a doctor who could explain their son’s frequent headaches and vomiting. When he woke up one morning and said he felt like his head was going to explode, his mother rushed … Read More

Past, Present, Future — A Love Letter To Our Neuro-Oncologist

Ellie Ewoldt, mom to brain tumor patient Chase Ewoldt, shares a letter below she wrote to Rishi Lulla, MD, Neuro-oncologist. Recently, Chase entered the STAR Program –  Survivors Taking Action and Responsibility.   Wednesday, January 25, 2017 marked the end … Read More

I Run to Support “My Kids”: A Caregiver’s Inspiring Journey Toward This Year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Carolyn Nugent, a Lurie Children’s physical therapist and Lurie Children’s Marathon Team participant, runs the Bank of America Chicago Marathon each year to honor her patients or – as she affectionately refers to them – “my kids.” Recently diagnosed with … Read More