In celebration of National Nurses Week, we would like to share the story of our founding nurse. These are the words of Nurse May Smith, Dallas Baby Camp Superintendent, in 1913. That was the year the Dallas Baby Camp, which would eventually become Children’s Medical Center, was born. In the spring of 1913, as many […]Continue Reading
Nickelodeon tweeted “How well do you REALLY know #KCA host @joshduhamel?” We actually got to hang out with him in February and think he’s the ideal host for Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards! Most of the world knows Josh Duhamel as a leading actor, a Hollywood heart-throb or Fergie’s husband. But when Josh stopped by our Seacrest […]Continue Reading
With Seacrest Studios our patients will have a multimedia broadcast center where they can learn, explore and play. And get this – even patients who can’t leave their rooms will be able to take part in the fun! Thanks to the Ryan Seacrest Foundation (RSF), celebrity interviews, game shows and even performances by the Funnyatrics […]Continue Reading
“I’ve been cancer free since 2003.” Has a nice ring to it, huh? Move over, Mac Davis. Cancer is in the rearview mirror for Heather Hubbard, who will share her story at next Saturday’s Childhood Cancer Survivor Conference. Diagnosed with lymphoma at age 16, Heather had a life changing moment at the very beginning of […]Continue Reading
Spirit Halloween volunteers brought the spirit of the holiday to our patients. From face painting to games, patients at Children’s Medical Centergot a break from their treatments to enjoy the treats of Halloween! And thanks to generous donations from our community, kids stuck in the hospital during the holiday season could even pick out a […]Continue Reading
“This is real. Cancer is occurring more often in kids, and we need to let people know.” These are the words of 18-year-old cancer survivor Shauna George. She shared her cancer story publicly for the first time in an event on Sept. 1 that kicked off National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Shauna was diagnosed with […]Continue Reading
Once upon a time a necklace put a big smile on a little girl’s face. But Emily Venable’s necklace is more than just a colorful strand of beads. It tells the story of her fight against cancer. This 5-year-old has more than 500 Beads of Courage. Each one represents a milestone to a cancer patient: […]Continue Reading
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