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Pediatric Cancer Second Opinions

Learn what second opinions are, why they matter, and how to get one for your child’s cancer diagnosis. Trust in expert care at Nemours Children’s Health.

Heroic Harry’s Sarcoma Story

Discover Heroic Harry’s Inspirational Sarcoma Journey | A 5-Year-Old’s Courageous Battle Against Adversity and Cancer at Nemours Children’s Hospital.

Critical Care Calling: Sandy’s Associate Highlight

Discover Sandy’s remarkable three-decade nursing journey, from pediatric care to prestigious ICU roles. Explore her extensive experience and commitment to excellence as she goes “Well Beyond Medicine” for patients and families.

What to Look for in a Cancer Center for Your Child

Discover essential tips for choosing the best cancer center for your child. Learn about advanced treatments, support services, and the importance of a comfortable, caring environment at Nemours Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.

Aiden’s Heart of Hope

Discover the Inspiring Journey of Aiden: Overcoming Heart Challenges with Hope and Strength | Aiden’s Heartwarming Story at Nemours Children’s Hospital

When Despair Turns Into Hope – Rhavi’s Story

Discover a tale of hope and resilience as Gabriella faces the challenges of her unborn child’s medical condition, Gastroschisis. Guided by the compassionate care of Nemours Children’s Hospital and the expertise of Dr. Margaret Chou and Dr. Loren Berman.

From Concussion to Clarity: Sammy’s Story

In 2020 and again in 2021, Sammy had two serious falls, both caused by fainting. Each time, Sammy was told she just had a concussion. However, the second time, her symptoms never went away. “I had a horrible headache that never left, the light continued to bother me and I wasn’t able to focus on stuff the way I normally did,” says Sammy. “I felt very limited during this time. I played volleyball and it would affect my ability to play. Being outside under the sun would cause me to get lightheaded and feel pain. I couldn’t touch my head much and I rarely pulled my hair up, unless it was for a game. It was even hard to sleep at night because of all the pressure I felt.” While in an appointment with Dr. Leto Barone for a different condition, he asked Sammy about her concussion. As she explained […]

A Life Worth Admiring: Aila’s Story

When Aila was just 2 years old, her parents started to notice that something was off. Each time Aila tried to walk, she was always holding onto something. She seemed to struggle when she wasn’t gripping her toy stroller. After going to see a local physical therapist, Aila’s family found out that she had SMA. SMA, or spinal muscular atrophy, is a genetic disorder that can affect your muscles, nerve cells, and spinal cord. People with SMA may experience a decline in strength and limited mobility. As Aila grew older, she had to use a wheelchair. She discovered that she could not complete tasks, like basic hygiene actions, on her own and frequently needed assistance. When she was about 7 years old, Aila began seeing doctors at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida. Her family was making 6-hour drives for Aila to be treated at Nemours Children’s. After countless hours of research […]

My Little Unicorn

Discover the touching story of baby Raegan, who overcame duodenal atresia with the heartwarming guidance of Nemours Advanced Delivery Program.

A Calling for Care: Timothy’s Associate Highlight

Critical Care Flight Nurse Timothy McCormick grew up in a family of medical professionals. In fact, his mother is a critical care nurse. His parents instilled in him the values of faith, community, education, and helping others. “I decided early on in my education to pursue a career in nursing and gravitated to critical care medicine,” says Timothy. “Its challenging environment and unique clinical cases provide the immense reward of aiding in the recovery of critically ill patients. I consider my profession as a registered nurse a calling.” Timothy began his nursing career in the Adult Critical Care setting. During this time, he worked both inpatient and in interfacility EMS as a Critical Care Transport RN. He cared for critically ill adults, obstetric patients, and pediatrics for the first 11 years of his career. Eventually, Timothy made his way to Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida while seeking an opportunity to expand […]

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