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CHOP Kicks of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

The Cancer Center at CHOP invites the community to raise awareness and fund research to cure childhood cancer.

CHOP Neuro-Ophthalmologist Explains Alice in Wonderland syndrome

It's an unusual condition with a colorful name. Kids with "Alice in Wonderland" syndrome see like they're peering into a distorted looking glass.

CHOP Reports on 100 Fetal Surgeries for Spina Bifida

The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment advances the field after the MOMS trial set a new standard of care.

Forced Chromatin Looping May Treat Sickle Cell Disease

CHOP scientists altered red blood cells to produce a form of hemoglobin not affected by the mutation that causes sickle cell disease. The findings may lead to a new therapy for the disease.

Melissa Ketunuti Memorial Global Health Fund Established at CHOP

Melissa's legacy lives on through a fund dedicated to improving the lives of underserved children in Africa.

CHOP’s Child Life Department featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

Child Life Specialists at CHOP help ease the fears and anxiety of young patients through play.

Development of a Human Milk Bank - Regional Media Outlets Report

CHOP’s plans to develop a human milk bank to serve hospitalized infants received widespread regional media attention.

Retinoblastoma Patient Competes in Title Swim Meet


Night Eating Disorder Requires More Research

A new study indicates rare night eating disorder may signal other mental health issues

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