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.
Monday, Jul 23 2018
Thursday, Jul 12 2018
Eight years ago, Jaden suffered a stroke at birth which resulted in Hydrocephalus, an incurable condition where fluid builds up deep within the brain, and subsequently had brain surgery at just four months old. His parents, Christina and Roy, were told he’d likely never be able to walk or talk. Today, 60+ trips to Children’s Hospital Colorado and eight years later, Jaden is doing just that, and so much more.
Wednesday, Jun 27 2018
U.S. News & World Report has named Children’s Colorado to its 2018-19 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll, a distinction awarded to the top 10 best children’s hospitals nationwide.