Team approach provides hope for Easton

When Easton’s parents were told their unborn son had a fatal kidney condition, they turned to Lurie Children’s fetal medicine experts for help.

Easton

One Amazing Five Year Old

Little slows her down, which is amazing, since she was born with the genetic disease cystic fibrosis (CF), and at age 2 weighed less than 95 percent of kids her age.

Ellie: A 9-Year-Old Force of Nature

Nine-year-old Ellie Fontanetta is truly a force of nature. Born with a severe form of spina bifida, the little girl with the pink crutches is defined not by what she can’t do, but by what she has already achieved.

From surviving to thriving

Neuro-oncologist Natasha Pillay Smiley, DO, heads the new Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Survivorship Clinic, which addresses the late effects of treatment and quality of life issues that often affect brain tumor patients.

Natasha Pillay Smiley, MD

Awed by the Resilience of Our Patients

Learn about Lurie Children’s extracorporeal photopheresis program.

Connor Goes The Distance

Considering that Connor was born with cerebral palsy, wore leg braces most of his life and has arthritis, his athletic accomplishments are nothing short of amazing.

Connor