Now almost 2, Lincoln Maxberry's cancer is in remission — with no evidence of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Between his family and his care team at Comer Children's Hospital, he has the support needed to overcome cancer.
Young patients are getting increased access to care in childhood cancer and blood diseases as well as cardiovascular and general surgery under a new pediatric clinical collaboration between the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital, Advocate Children’s Hospital and pediatrics at NorthShore University HealthSystem.
It may be the most common recessive genetic disorder, but that doesn’t mean that living with cystic fibrosis (CF) is at all easy. We talked to Jeannine Cheatham, MS, RN, APN, a pediatric clinical nurse specialist and UChicago Medicine’s CF center coordinator, about life with the disease.