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The Philadelphia Business Journal features CHOP’s 17th Annual Fetal Family Reunion

Over 1,300 patients and families treated prenatally by the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment celebrate the 17th Annual Family Reunion.

June 24, 2013
In Battle Against Stuttering, 14-year-old Calvin Okulicz Discovered a Talent for Singing
June 21, 2013
CBS Sunday Morning Features CHOP Cancer Research

The Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation has helped pay for nearly 300 cancer studies, some of them at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Now ten years after Alex's death, the oncologist who treated her at CHOP is making breakthroughs in the treatment of a specific kind of childhood cancer.

June 2, 2013
HLNTV Highlights CHOP’s “Day of Beauty”

Children with craniofacial conditions treated by the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery had a day of pampering, and a special visitor.

May 22, 2013
CHOP Transplant Patient Jonathan Ryan Celebrates 1st Birthday with New Liver

To save his son’s life, Kevin Ryan donated a portion of his liver to his son who was born with biliary atresia.

 

May 12, 2013
The Philadelphia Daily News Features Craniosynostosis Patient

Born with craniosynostosis, Brian Boyle underwent multiple surgeries at CHOP before going on to become a student-athlete in college.

March 15, 2013
Philadelphia Inquirer Highlights Fetal Surgery Patient

Medical breakthroughs like fetal surgery for spina bifida wouldn’t be possible without the courage of families who led the way.

March 12, 2013
FOX Features Patient of Fetal Surgery to Remove Lung Mass

Elijah Leffingwell made his first trip to CHOP before he was born to undergo fetal surgery at the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment.

March 3, 2013
ABC World News Tonight Celebrates HLHS Patient’s Milestone

Prenatally diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), Stosh Frydlewicz underwent an in utero procedure at CHOP that saved his life.

December 22, 2012
Good Morning America Introduces Formerly Conjoined Twins

On Dec. 20, 2012, formerly conjoined twins Allison and Amelia Tucker were introduced to the world after being successfully separated at CHOP.

December 21, 2012

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CHOP Experts Author Articles on Using Human Milk in the NICU

Human milk is infant food, but for sick, hospitalized babies, it’s also medicine. CHOP experts cover this topic in a neonatal nursing journal’s special issue focused on human milk for sick newborns.

August 7, 2014
CHOP to Develop a Non-Profit Human Milk Bank for Hospitalized Infants

The milk bank will provide donor human milk for hospitalized infants at the Main Campus, with the goal of opening in late summer of 2015.

August 5, 2014
Aramark and CHOP Partner to Enhance the Health of Families

Aramark invests $750,000 in “Home Plate”, a 3-year research study to enhance the health and well-being of families.

July 30, 2014
Climate Change May Bring More Kidney Stones

CHOP-led research finds link between hotter days, kidney stones in U.S. adults and children.

July 10, 2014
Gene Variants Found that Increase Pain Sensation After Common Childhood Surgery

In the first genome-wide analysis of postsurgical pain in children, pediatric researchers identified variations in genes that affect a child’s need for pain-control drugs.

July 7, 2014

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