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Dr. Leavey and R-Texas Michael McCaul

Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk for Long-Term Toxicity

Patrick Leavey, M.D., associate medical director for clinical affairs for the Pauline Allen Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s and associate professor of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center spoke at the fourth Annual Childhood Cancer Summit on Sept. 19, 2013, in Washington, D.C. This prestigious event was hosted by the Congressional Childhood […]

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Ethan Fox with Cowboys defensive back Morris Claiborne.

Athlete Back on Football Field Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Ethan pictured with Cowboys Defensive Back Morris Claiborne.   In 2012, Children’s admitted 330 patients with traumatic brain injuries. Ethan Fox was one of them. Ethan’s dad, Jason Fox, wasn’t sure if his son would be able to speak or even recognize him after receiving a traumatic brain injury while playing an impromptu touch-football game during recess […]

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Pediatric Diabetes Education motivates nurse practitioner

This year, the Endocrinology Center at Children’s again received  high scores in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of pediatric specialties. Advance Nurse Practitioner Jim Penn talks about what the U.S. News & World Report ranking means and why he’s proud to work at Children’s. Jim started work at Children’s in 2001 in the […]

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Jazmyn Polk

Teen Shares Journey Through Childhood Cancer

Cancer has changed a lot in Jazmyn Polk’s life, both physically and emotionally. But it has not stopped her from being a positive example to others with the disease. Watch Jazmyn’s candid account of her journey through childhood cancer.     Jazmyn recently designed the artwork for the Childhood Cancer Awareness Month T-shirt. The T-shirt […]

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