Meet the patient ambassadors for the 2014 Parkway Run and Walk.The annual event raises millions for cancer research at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, one of the world's best pediatric cancer hospitals and research centers.
Pediatric cancer strikes 1 in 285 children. On Sunday, Sept. 28, run or walk for all of them. Sign up or donate at parkwayrun.org.
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a complex and challenging anomaly. Attention to every tiny detail is crucial to achieving the best outcomes. Staff from the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia present a full overview of CDH, the comprehensive care required to manage the condition, including fetal treatment and fetal surgery, and the ongoing research that holds promise for affected babies.
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is a severe congenital heart defect in which the left side of the heart is underdeveloped. HLHS is a type of single ventricle defect characterized by an underdeveloped left ventricle. In this series, pediatric cardiologists and other specialists talk about how HLHS is treated at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Learn more: http://www.chop.edu/service/cardiac-center/heart-conditions/hypoplastic-left-heart-syndrome-hlhs.html