Category Archives: Cancer

Construction Corner: A look inside

Take a look inside the future Golisano Children’s Hospital with these interior photos (and a few good external shots)! Featured in our upcoming Strong Kids newsletter, these pictures take you down the corridor of the third floor, otherwise known as the … Continue reading

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Eddie Meath All-Stars Bond with Patients Before Big Game

Top Section V football players and cheerleaders took the time to bond with patients at UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital over some Abbott’s Frozen Custard on Wednesday, July 2, all before their big east vs. west Eddie Meath All-Star Game. … Continue reading

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Sun Shines on Construction Site for Summer

The brick is laid. The windows are in. The crane will be taken down soon. From the outside, UR Medicine’s new Golisano Children’s Hospital looks almost done. In reality, a lot more work is ongoing inside, and we need the … Continue reading

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2014 Miracle Weekend Celebrates “Outta Sight” Success

Stroll for Strong Kids Gets Groovy  More than 7,000 Golisano Children’s Hospital supporters filled Genesee Valley Park May 31 for the 18th annual Stroll for Strong Kids Walk and 5K Run. The Peace, Love and Healing-themed event raised a groovy record-breaking total … Continue reading

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“We are Roman Strong” gives back during Miracle Weekend

Fans of the Golisano Children’s Hospital Facebook page, Darcy Eichas-Statt and Kevin Statt began seeing promotions for the 18th annual Stroll for Strong Kids walk and 5K and knew they had to get involved and give back to the hospital … Continue reading

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May is for Miracles

Every May, we, at UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital, can barely wait for the Celebration of Miracles Luncheon to announce the 2014 Miracle Makers and Miracle Kids. Today, we finally got to reveal who they are at the Rochester Riverside … Continue reading

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Meet Our 2014 Miracle Kids on Our New Instagram!

Are you on Instagram? We are! Follow our account, “@URMed_GCH,” for a sneak peek of our 2014 Miracle Kids, five courageous kids who have overcome great medical obstacles with the support of their incredible families and medical teams. Keep up-to-date … Continue reading

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Patient Inspires Others to “Never Give Up”

As an 11 year old, the most Morgan Smithling was concerned about was practicing for her swim meets, what her sisters were up to, and showing her family’s Brown Swiss cows in the next county fair. In January 2013, however, … Continue reading

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Cousins Battle Cancer Together

As new high school freshmen, cousins Mareesa Boyatzies and Katie Foster expected to share stories of new friends, classes, and extra-curricular activities. Never did the best friends imagine they would soon share a pediatric oncology team. In August 2011, 14-year-old Mareesa, a … Continue reading

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Make a difference during Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month

September is National Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month. A few decades ago, 80 percent of children with the most common form of leukemia died from the disease. Now, 80 percent of children survive. This good news, though, has created a whole … Continue reading

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