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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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Getting messy for a cause

Getting messy for a cause

Jude Cobler’s life is sanitized for his own protection. Not much can be messy and that’s hard for a kid. But a couple of days ago, Jude got to be just the opposite of neat. Jude, a patient at Children’s, underwent a bone marrow transplant in December 2010 and still has to be careful about […]

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