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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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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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Golisano Children’s Hospital Receives $100,000 toward Pediatric Cancer Research

Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center was awarded a $100,000 Hyundai Scholar Grant for pediatric cancer research. With the grant, Jeff Andolina, M.D., a pediatric oncologist at Golisano Children’s Hospital, will lead a team in looking … Continue reading

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In the News: Boy with Cancer Gives Back

  In January, 6-year-old Nolan Redhead was still recovering from a serious bout with Burkitt’s lymphoma, an aggressive form of cancer. Now, he’s helping kids at Golisano Children’s Hospital, in the same way that others helped him during his hospital … Continue reading

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Kicking Leukemia Gives Teen a Better Sense of Self

Katelin Ivison awoke on her 14th birthday, Jan. 13, 2010, with a sore throat. She and her mother Adella had fun plans to go shopping and out to dinner to celebrate Katelin’s big day, but first, Adella had scheduled an … Continue reading

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