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Meet One-Of-a-Kind Dr. Michael Skinner

Michael Skinner, M.D. Attending Pediatric Surgeon, Children’s Medical Center Edwin Ide Smith, M.D. Professor of Pediatric Surgery, UT Southwestern LIFESAVING WORK: Specializes in thyroid diseases, especially multiple endocrine neoplasia. One of only a few pediatric surgeons in the country surgically removing the thyroid glands from affected children. “We can prevent thyroid cancer before it begins […]

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Meet Proud Dad Dr. Paul Harker-Murray

Paul Harker-Murray, M.D. Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist, Children’s Medical Center Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UT Southwestern WHAT HE DOES: Treats all types of childhood cancers; specializes in pediatric Hodgkin’s lymphoma and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. HIS ROOTS: Born in Minneapolis; never thought he’d live south of the Mason-Dixon Line “because it’s too hot, and I knew I would miss […]

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St. Baldrick's

A Family Affair – St. Baldrick’s

Hello All. My name is Andy and I wanted to share my story with St. Baldrick’s. You can raise money by having people donate money to your cause and at the end of the event you have your head shaved as a thanks to everyone. Right now I am 15 years old and this March […]

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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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Making A Statement

Making a statement

Football really isn’t Kelsey Oudshoorn’s game; volleyball is. But the other day, the 15 year old was waiting, football in hand, to meet Roger Staubach and Troy Aikman at Children’s. The two Dallas Cowboys icons shook her hand and autographed her ball, which she bought especially for the occasion. Kelsey, a patient in the Center […]

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Children’s in the News

Children’s is regularly featured in the news for a variety of reasons, and we had a few stories come out this week that we wanted to share. Transplant patient on Today Show tomorrow Lyndon Baty has been a patient at Children’s since he was 3. The 15-year-old from Knox City, Texas, spent nearly all of […]

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