Palliative Care Program | Conditions and Treatments

Cancer

We lace 'em up every morning knowing that in some significant way we will have made a stride toward the common mission: decreasing the burden of cancer. STEPHEN SALLAN, MD While childhood cancer is a...

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Congenital Heart Defects

A congenital heart defect (CHD) is a heart problem that’s present at birth. It’s caused by improper development of the heart during fetal development. 1 percent of babies are born with a CHD. Nine out...

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Cystic Fibrosis

What is cystic fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a common hereditary (inherited) chronic disease that can affect multiple parts of a child’s body — most commonly the lungs and digestive system. ...

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Seizures

Seizures happen when brain cells fire or “talk” too much, temporarily disrupting the brain’s normal electrical signals. They’re quite common, especially in infants and young children, and they have a...

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