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Dr. Ossama Maher Discusses Pediatric Brain Tumor Treatments

Dr. Ossama Maher is the Associate Director of the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/Cancer

What Are the Types Pediatric Brain Tumors? - Dr. Ossama Maher Explains

Dr. Ossama Maher is the Associate Director of the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/Cancer

Dr. Ossama Maher Discusses the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Ossama Maher is the Associate Director of the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/Cancer

How the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center Supports Families - Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva Explains

Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist with the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/cancer

Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva Explains Bone Marrow Transplantation

Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist with the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva Explains Cellular Therapy

Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist with the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva Explains how the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center Supports Families

Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist with the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva Discusses Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist with the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

September Patient of the Month: Mateo

When Mateo was just two years old, his parents were shocked to discover that their toddler developed leukemia. They met with the hematology and oncology specialists at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and began a treatment protocol that brought Mateo back to health—along with some entertainment from his spirited little sister! Mateo, now 10, is a healthy, typical kid who loves running around with his friends.

What to Expect at the Cancer Survivorship Program?

As part of the Cancer Survivorship Program you will meet with a multidisciplinary team to guide you on your journey.

Talkin' Kids Health: Discussing Brain Tumors

Dr. Toba N. Niazi, Neurosurgeon, and Dr. Ziad A. Khatib, Hematologist and Oncologist, discuss the second leading cause of cancer in children, brain tumors.

 

July Patient of the Month: Lacy

Meet our July Patient of the Month, Lacy. Lacy was only 2 years old when her parents noticed that something was wrong. They took her to various doctors to try to find what could be the cause, Lacy had an 8 cm. tumor in her brain, occupying most of the lower part of her head.

June Patient of the Month: Bi'Yanie

At a young age, Bi’Yanie was diagnosed with sickle cell, a blood disorder that causes the cells to take on a crescent or sickle shape and can lead to very painful episodes called crises. Today, Bi’Yanie is getting stronger by the day, thanks to the bone marrow transplant she received at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

September patient of the month: Juan Pablo

When he and his family were still living in Venezuela, Juan Pablo was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma, an aggressive type of cancer. Watch Juan Pablo’s story and help us raise awareness throughout the month of September for Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month.

MCHF5K Hero: Raquel

At just 16 years old, Raquel was diagnosed with Pre-B acute lymphoblastic leukemia. She first noticed something was wrong in the summer of 2015 when she realized she had swollen glands behind her ear.

Felix's Sickle Cell Success Story

When he was just a young boy in Nicaragua, Felix’s mom noticed that he often complained about pains and not the usual pains for an active boy his age. After he was taken for blood tests, doctors discovered that Felix had sickle cell disease.