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Jared’s Story: Brain Tumor Diagnosis Inspires Advocacy

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin learned of Jared’s story as he spoke to families across Illinois about their healthcare experiences.

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After Heart Disease Diagnosis, Family Turns to Heart Center for a Second Opinion

Due to the extent of the surgical interventions, Quinn’s family sought out a second opinion to ensure they had all of the information they needed before moving forward with her surgery.

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Montgomery’s Head Shape Corrected with Minimally Invasive Procedure

No parent wants to hear that their baby needs surgery, especially when the child is only 7 weeks old.

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New Drug to Help Children with Neurofibromatosis Type 1

Until recently, children with NF1 had few options to relieve the pain and health problems caused by the tumors that characterize this condition.

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Understanding Cancer Predisposition Syndromes

Learn more about cancer predisposition syndrome in children including risk factors, early detection methods, and treatment options. 

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Healthy Home Study Tips for E-Learning

Our Physical Therapists provide ideal sitting positions for learning activities.

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