UChicago Medicine pediatric oncologists James LaBelle, MD, PhD, and Jennifer McNeer, MD, discuss the advances in cancer treatments and care for teens and young adults with cancer. Plus a special visit from a patient and first baseman Anthony Rizzo.
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Comer Children’s provides innovative medical care to children with common illnesses to the most complex medical problems.
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Our experts provided lifesaving fetal, neonatal and surgical care for a baby girl born with Down syndrome, duodenal atresia and fetal ascites.
New Community Health Needs Assessment emphasizes diabetes, asthma and trauma resiliency, as well as importance of addressing underlying contributors to health concerns
A new study suggests that the faster a baby with congenital toxoplasmosis can be given a fluid-draining shunt to treat their hydrocephalus, the better their cognitive outcome.
Cancer treatments can leave survivors of childhood cancer at risk for complications later in life. A new study shows female childhood cancer survivors are six times more likely than the general population to be diagnosed with breast cancer.
Student athletes need to eat healthy meals to perform their best in all sports. Pediatric gastroenterologist Timothy Sentongo, MD, discusses what your child should eat before, during and after athletics.
A baby’s growth from birth to age five can indicate if they are eating an adequate amount to develop normally. Pediatric gastroenterologist Timothy A. S. Sentongo, MD, explains what to look for and when treatment is needed.
A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) finds African American school children, along with their parents, had misplaced confidence in their asthma inhaler technique.
Anna Volerman, MD, has been selected to participate in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Clinical Scholars leadership program to connect leaders across the country.
The Adolescent Health Initiative (AHI) has awarded Ci3 with the 2019 Excellence in Adolescent Health Award, recognizing individuals and organizations who are doing exceptional work in the field of adolescent health.
Bringing Research to Reality
Comer Children's is advancing the forefront of kids' health. Our pediatric specialists are committed to offering every child the latest treatments and clinical breakthroughs. Because we believe kids of all ages should be able to grow up to be healthy, happy and strong.