Department of Nursing & Clinical Care Services Patient Stories

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Reading, Writing & Remission

Izzy and her nurse, Cheryl

A unique program at CHOP allowed 7-year-old Isabella to attend school at the hospital while also getting radiation treatment for cancer.

Scoliosis: Kate & Emma's Story

Sisters Kate and Emma Fair were diagnosed with a rapidly advancing scoliosis, but their family found treatment, support, and a path toward recovery close to home.

Type 1 Diabetes: Brayden and Lexi

Brayden and Lexi with their family

Siblings Brayden and Lexi have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. They both live active lives with help from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. 

Motility Disorder: Arianna’s Story

Arianna sitting at CHOP

Arianna, 21, has been treated her entire life for Down syndrome (trisomy 21), autism and motility disorders. Her medical team at CHOP has worked closely with her family to effectively treat her motility disorder to bring her comfort.

Type 1 Diabetes: Ricky’s Story

Ricky

Ricky was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 7. Now, he’s an exceptional lacrosse player, recruited to play for a Division 1 college team.


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