Category Archives: Cancer

10 Ugly Men Festival Continues Support

One of the most wildly anticipated events of the summer, the Ten Ugly Men Festival, will take place from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, July 27, at Genesee Valley Park. The all-day event is aimed at having fun while … Continue reading

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Hyundai Hope on Wheels Continues to Support Cancer Research

Hyundai Hope on Wheels, a national nonprofit organization committed to finding a cure for childhood cancer, recently donated $75,000 to Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center. The scholar grant was awarded, during the grand opening of … Continue reading

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Pediatric Surgery Team Receives Star for Act of Kindness

Golisano Children’s Hospital Pediatric Surgeon Yi-Horng Lee, M.D., and Jennifer Maddison, N.P., were recently recognized as Strong Stars for their act of kindness that involved a pediatric patient. “We had a pediatric patient who was having his port removed after … Continue reading

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Couple Gives to Further Cancer Research

Looking back at photos from Brenton Schiffer’s 3rd birthday party, Lynn Bickley said she wonders how she and her husband, Randy Schiffer, could have missed that their son was already sick. They, along with many of the party guests, were … Continue reading

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Wilmots Create “Crosby’s Fund” in Son’s Honor

At just 13 months old, Crosby Wilmot was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare cancer of the sympathetic nervous system that accounts for half of cancers diagnosed in infants. By the time of diagnosis, the disease has already spread throughout most … Continue reading

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Gala Celebrates 25 Years by Looking Back at the Story of Golisano Children’s Hospital

The story of Golisano Children’s Hospital and our new building is a long one, one that starts almost a hundred years ago and one that will be celebrated at the 25th annual Children’s Hospital Gala Saturday, Oct. 20. Once upon … Continue reading

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Breaking Ground on a New Era in Children’s Health

On Monday morning, we’ll be breaking ground on our new Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center. We’ve been planning for this hospital for five years and in less than three years, we’ll be opening the doors. … Continue reading

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Taking Her First Steps for the Second Time

Karleigh Sackett is 18 months old. For almost one third of that time, she has been living with cancer. Karleigh was diagnosed after her mother Erin realized that 11-month-old Karleigh had stopped “cruising” by walking along the furniture and walls. … Continue reading

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Interior Design of Golisano Children’s Hospital to Be Soothing, Engaging

The new Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center will be a place of healing, but it will also be a place to celebrate who our patients, families, faculty and staff are. Ballinger architects and hospital staff … Continue reading

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Arieona’s Story

Watch Arieona Beasley laugh, and one can’t help but smile. It’s hard to imagine that the 3-year-old Miracle Kid has ever been anything but a ball full of energy. Offering an abundance of hugs with everyone she meets, her nickname, … Continue reading

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