Checkup Newsroom (AYA)

2018
November
20,
2018
| 08:44 PM America/Chicago
Like many teenagers growing up in small towns, Danakah Abels loved playing sports. She played volleyball in the fall, basketball in the winter and threw the shot put for the track and field team in the spring. So when she started complaining about he...
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2017
April
06,
2017
| 12:03 AM America/Chicago
By Daron Aldridge When you think of a Cook Children’s patient, it’s just natural to think of a tiny baby girl who’s only lived in our NICU or a first grader in the Child Life Zone playing with Ralph just like his own dog at home. It’s especially t...
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2016
June
03,
2016
| 06:17 PM America/Chicago
Joshlynn Wilson fights her disease for one simple, but most incredible, reason – Zoey, her 2-year-old daughter. In August of 2013, Joshlynn was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, an aggressive bone cancer, occurring mainly in childhood and adolescenc...
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2015
April
08,
2015
| 10:37 PM America/Chicago
Taylor Helland, 18, has undergone colon cancer three times since the age of 14. She explains why the Cook Children's Adolescent Young Adult cancer program is important to her. ...
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