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Be The Match

At Children’s, everyone is getting excited about Feb. 14. Not only is it Valentine’s Day, but it’s the day the hospital hosts the Be The Match® Donor Registry Drive every year. Read this flier to learn more about how you can participate in our 22nd annual donor drive. What is Be The Match? Be The […]

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Bone marrow recipient meets donor

What being a marrow donor really means

Last week, a throng of Children’s employees, including myself, got to watch an amazing meeting here at Children’s. It was a long-awaited reunion of sorts between 6-year-old Laurel Good and Krista Katris, 23. Krista donated her bone marrow to Laurel over a year ago, a gift that saved Laurel’s life. Laurel, who was diagnosed at […]

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A visit with a "notorious" patient

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to meet a special patient, Zach Guillot. The 7-year-old is notorious, as his mom says, around the hospital because of the “antics” he’s involved in on the floor where he is undergoing chemotherapy and waiting to receive a second bone marrow transplant. Zach was readmitted to Children’s […]

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