Wednesday, Sep 19 2018
I was diagnosed with a rare, stage-4 cancer known as Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma (ARMS). This cancer was found in my pelvis, and I was told I had less than a 10% chance of survival. When I was diagnosed, I thought it was the end of the world.
Thursday, Sep 13 2018
Kids in southern Colorado are now one step closer to accessing expert pediatric care, right in their own backyard.
Wednesday, Sep 12 2018
The new state-of-the-art Children's Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs is currently under construction and Markus, the "Kid of the Quarter," got a tour of the new facility.
Tuesday, Sep 11 2018
After an X-ray revealed a mass in his leg, Markus was diagnosed with osteosarcoma – a rare form of bone cancer. To save his life, doctors at Children’s Colorado had to remove Markus’ leg at the knee. Markus opted to undergo a Van Nes Rotationplasty, a groundbreaking procedure that replaces the knee with the ankle joint from the amputated limb, which allows patients to retain more mobility.
Monday, Aug 6 2018
In this powerful essay, Joan Slaughter, co-founder and executive director of The Morgan Adams Foundation, explains why she and her family support research at Children’s Hospital Colorado — and why she thinks it’s important for others to do the same.