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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
NBC 10 Features CFDT Patient

Immediately after she was born, baby Emily underwent lifesaving surgery for a prenatally diagnosed tumor. 34 days later, she got to go home.

December 4, 2012
MMC Repair Story in ObGynNews Features CHOP Fetal Surgeons

The results of the MOMS trial are shaping the future of fetal surgery and prenatal intervention, and CHOP surgeons are leading the way.

October 17, 2012
MyHealthNewsDaily.com Highlights the Future of Fetal Surgery

Advances in fetal therapy are giving hope to more babies like Addison, now 5, who underwent fetal surgery at CHOP for a life-threatening chest mass.

July 16, 2012
Series on Prenatal Spina Bifida Surgery from TheBlaze.com

Doctors from the CFDT are featured in a five part series about advancements in fetal surgery with a focus on fetal surgery for spina bifida.

July 10, 2012
CHOP's First Fetal Surgery Patient Turns 16

Roberto Rodriguez, Jr.'s 1995 lung lesion surgery was the first-ever fetal surgery at CHOP. Now he’s 16 and an aspiring baseball player.

June 26, 2012
The Philadelphia Tribune Follows Family’s Fetal Surgery Story

Tiersa Cross wanted her daughter to have the best life possible, so she chose to undergo fetal surgery when she was just 24 weeks pregnant.

February 21, 2012
Stephanie Paaske Featured in Jewish Exponent

Stephanie Paaske is a Certified Pediatric Oncology Nurse (CPON) working with children at CHOP. She was featured in a Jewish Exponent article alongside other pediatric oncology nurses in and around the Philadelphia area.

November 21, 2011
Child Inspired by Alex Scott Receives Care at CHOP

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation helps family of child with neuroblastoma to receive care at CHOP.

May 24, 2011

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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.

September 2, 2014
Forcing Chromosomes Into Loops May Switch off 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.

August 27, 2014
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.

August 27, 2014
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.

August 26, 2014
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

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