Archive for the ‘Cancer’ category

Bone Marrow Transplant

December 15th, 2011

A life depends on a bone marrow transplant Osteopetrosis is a big word for such a little guy, and yet Joseph, now just a little over a year old, has had that word attached to him since he was eight months old. Osteopetrosis is a rare, inherited disorder in which the bones become dense and [...]

Giving Back

November 15th, 2011

Cured, now raising funds to help others In the summer of 1999, Emma was a toddler with a cough that prompted parents Angie and Shaughn to bring her to the doctor. A chest x-ray revealed a tennis ball-sized tumor. The family went straight from the radiologist to the University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital, Fairview. There, [...]