CHOC doctors secured a one-time compassionate use FDA approval to use a cutting-edge device to help remove Naomi’s tumor and save her leg.
Before Hope was born, her mom knew she had heart defects and would need surgery after birth. Thankfully, she was in good hands at CHOC.
Katrina was treated for type 1 diabetes at CHOC throughout her childhood. Now an adult, she’s fighting to find a cure.
After beating cancer and recovering from a BMT, Israel is back to football training, and hopes to become a nurse so he can help others.
His mother’s keen eye and a pediatrician’s intuition ultimately led to an unexpected diagnosis of MPS Type II.
Austin has acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with FLT3-ITD and NPM1 mutations. He also loves superheroes and music, and is a burst of energy.
In a first for CHOC, a multidisciplinary team performs deep brain stimulation on 16-year-old to treat her debilitating movement disorder.