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Patient of the Month: Barbie

January 22, 2024 – Barbara (aka Barbie) was living in Venezuela undergoing treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia when her family decided to travel to Nicklaus Children's Hospital for targeted therapy and additional care at the Nicklaus Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Institute.

Patient of the Month: Kaylee and Family

October 31, 2023 – A truly remarkable example of not just a brave patient, but three members of the same family overcoming cancer.

Nicklaus Children's Cancer Warrior Performs National Anthem Ahead of Inter Miami vs Columbus Crew in Honor of Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month

September 15, 2022 – Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is proud to have partnered with Inter Miami CF in support of the MLS’s Kick Childhood Cancer initiative during the Inter Miami CF vs Columbus Crew match. Despite a temporary game suspension due to lightning in the area, that didn’t stop 16-year-old Nicklaus Children’s patient Alexandra Herrera, and the Lourdes Singers from Our Lady of Lourdes Academy, from putting on a heartfelt performance of our national anthem minutes before kick-off.

Dr. Khatib to receive Excellence Clinical Teaching Award

April 12, 2021 – We are happy to share that Dr. Ziad Khatib, Director of the Neuro Oncology Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has been selected to receive an Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award in Pediatrics from the Florida International University - Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.