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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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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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Announcing Our 2013 Miracle Kids

We are extremely excited to announce our 2013 Miracle Kids! These five courageous individuals have truly defied the odds, undergoing harrowing journeys to health. These children, and their incredible families, possess a genuine fighting spirit that is truly inspiring. James … 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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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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Attend Medical School for an Evening: Pediatric Specialists Share Expertise with Hospital Supporters

Have you ever wanted an inside look at what it’d be like to be one of Golisano Children’s Hospital‘s pediatric specialists? On April 18, Golisano Children’s Hospital’s leading experts on neonatology, cancer, autism, eating disorders, surgery and orthopaedics, and congenital heart … Continue reading

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Families are Never Alone at Golisano Children’s Hospital

We live in an incredible community, in which families going through tough times are never alone and people come together to help support the care of children they’ve never met. Helping those in need comes as second nature for Golisano Children’s … Continue reading

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