Two-hour surgery. Four tiny incisions. One happy Lydia.Unable to swallow food, and barely water, for that matter, 14-year-old Lydia Morrison was diagnosed with esophageal achalasia. In desperate need of a complicated surgery to alleviate her lif...
6/30/2017 | Back to Normal: Lydia's Story
We're treating cancer one Andrew at a time.Patsy and David Zielsdorf were heartbroken when they learned that their son Andrew had been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia — a cancer that affects the white blood cells and, if left untrea...
6/28/2017 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Andrew's Story
Cars Curing Kids is a group of car collectors and auto enthusiasts who are committed to supporting research and programs for childhood diseases at the American Family Children’s Hospital. The group was founded by Dr. Peter Nichol, a pediatric s...
4/10/2017 | About Cars Curing Kids and McKenah
Madison, Wisconsin - The ability to explore the world is crucial to cognitive and social development in early childhood. Children with mobility challenges will get the chance to explore the world more fully thanks to Go Baby Go, a program that adapts...
7/19/2017 | Collaborative Adapts Ride-On Cars for Children with Mobility Challenges
Madison, Wisconsin - Seven pediatric cancer researchers at the Carbone Cancer Center have received a $450,000 grant from the Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer (MACC Fund)."The MACC Fund has provided game-changing support for childhood cancer ...
7/10/2017 | MACC Fund Awards Pediatric Cancer Researchers $450,000 Grant
UW Health's American Family Children's Hospital ranked in the top 50 children's hospitals in seven medical and surgical specialties in this year's U.S. News & World Report Best Children's Hospital rankings.The children's hospital was named one of...
6/27/2017 | American Family Children's Hospital Ranks Among U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals
Madison, Wisconsin - For 39 hours over three days, former and current patients and families at UW Health’s American Family Children's Hospital will tell their personal and inspirational stories as part of the 13th Annual Radiothon on May 10, 11...
5/05/2017 | Radiothon Raises Money for Patients and Families at Children's Hospital
Madison, Wisconsin - An oncology nurse at UW Health’s American Family Children's Hospital has been named one of three finalists for the 2017 Extraordinary Healer Award sponsored by CURE magazine.Nurse Jessica Kobs is a floor nurse on the oncolo...
4/13/2017 | American Family Children's Hospital Nurse Finalist For Prestigious Award
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