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Patient Stories

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Acute Myelogenous Leukemia: Carly's Story


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


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.

Catherine and Her Granddaughter Molly

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Born with a hole in her heart, Molly spent 24 days in the newborn/infant intensive care unit at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Catherine, Molly’s grandmom, found comfort knowing her first grandbaby was being treated by expert and compassionate doctors, nurses and support staff.

Congenital Hyperinsulinism: Charlotte's Story


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.