Fertility preservation: Planning for life after cancer

Five-year-old Evelyn loves to play mommy with her “babies” — her dolls. Diagnosed with cancer at age 3, she was enrolled in a clinical research study at Lurie Children’s that may enable her to preserve the ability to have children in the future.


When Only The Best Will Do

When caregivers at a local hospital were unable to diagnose Connor’s recurring stomach pains, his parents brought him to Children’s.

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Connor Goes The Distance

Considering that Connor was born with cerebral palsy, wore leg braces most of his life and has arthritis, his athletic accomplishments are nothing short of amazing.


My Family's Greatest Gift

The doctors and staff at Children’s have given us an invaluable gift of peace and hope.

The Future of Medicine: Genetically Tailored Treatments for Premature Babies

Dr. Mestan envisions a day in which each child’s treatments can be tailored to his or her genetics.

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