Tag "Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute"

Today, Cincinnati Children’s was named one of Parents Magazine’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals – number 3 to be exact! This is an honor for the medical center and a reflection of the hard work and dedication of our more than › Continue Reading

Parents Magazine has ranked Cincinnati Children’s third among the best children’s hospitals in the country, according to the publication’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals survey. Cincinnati Children’s also ranked among the top three hospitals nationally in six areas of pediatric subspecialty › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s researchers conducting a study in mice were able to successfully shrink a majority of neurofibromas, benign tumors that develop in people with the genetic disorder Neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1). Scientists used targeted molecular therapy to block the mostly untreatable tumors which grow along peripheral › Continue Reading

“Who are you walking for this year?” It’s a question you’ll hear asked frequently as we countdown to the 7th annual Cincinnati Walks for Kids on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Coney Island. As the walk coordinator, I get to hear › Continue Reading

Riddled with water damage, mold and asbestos, 7-year-old Yosselin Villatoro’s home was not a safe place for the young Cincinnati Children’s cancer patient.  For the past year, Yosselin has been battling metastatic osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer more commonly seen › Continue Reading

Every year some 13,000 children under age 21 are diagnosed with cancer in the U.S. Nearly a quarter of them will not survive the disease, according to the American Childhood Cancer Organization. As part of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, › Continue Reading

Everybody knows the guy who got his head shaved at Great American Ball Park. He’s Marty Brennaman, the Hall of Famer and Reds broadcaster. But, who were those four little girls on the field that night? Abby Dedic, Madison Owens, › Continue Reading

Hyundai Hope On Wheels® and Cincinnati-area Hyundai dealers awarded Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center a $75,000 Hyundai Scholar Grant to support the pediatric cancer research of Dr. Maureen O’Brien, who is currently working to identify new therapies that may help › Continue Reading