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Patient Stories

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Acute Myelogenous Leukemia: Carly's Story

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At 15, Carly Stephens was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia. She received several rounds of chemotherapy at CHOP and today, she's a happy, healthy college student. 

Asthma Education: Bill and Jeanne Wurster's Story

Thanks to a generous $1 million commitment from Bill and Jeanne Wurster, dozens of parents and children gather daily in the Bill and Jeanne Wurster Asthma Education Room to learn about asthma and what they can do to help control it. 

Atrial Septal Defects: Matthew’s Story

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Matthew was diagnosed with several atrial septal defects during the first weeks of life and received expert care at CHOP's Cardiac Center, including open heart surgery.

Congenital Hyperinsulinism: Charlotte's Story

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Charlotte's family came from California searching for answers about her persistently low blood sugar levels. They found answers and support at CHOP's Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center.

Double Inlet Left Ventricle: Abby's Story

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Abby was diagnosed with double inlet left ventricle, a severe heart defect, and underwent several surgeries at CHOP's Cardiac Center — one before she was even born.


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