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Sweet rewards

An 11-year-old leukemia survivor is all smiles as she meets her hero, celebrity chef and "Pioneer Woman" Ree Drummond.

December 13, 2017 2
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‘How God’s plan works’

Diagnosed twice with cancer, Madison Pflug has two transplants and prevails with a deeper faith and appreciation for each day.

September 11, 2017 15
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Knocking cancer out of the park

Seventeen children's hospital patients became celebrities for the night with the West Michigan Whitecaps.

August 25, 2017 0
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Picnic joy: Kids being kids

Young patients and their families enjoy the annual summertime gathering for the pediatric hematology-oncology program.

August 5, 2017 0
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Independence days

Project SEARCH teaches young adults like Jaime Blomeling about independence. "I could work here the rest of my life," Blomeling says.

July 7, 2017 16
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‘It made us feel we had a life again’

Partnership brings clinic to northern Michigan—closer to home for children being treated for cancer and blood disorders.

June 25, 2017 0
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On the ninth floor

Thomas Sikkema, who went from outfield to in-patient, is using his gift of compassion to help others find their way.

June 16, 2017 14
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‘Mom, I think I have cancer’

13-year-old Khalique Vialva is fighting a rare form of cancer that affects only four in 1 million kids.

April 28, 2017 8
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‘So happy I could cry’

For Naomi, progress after her bone marrow transplant means strawberries and bike rides.

April 10, 2017 5
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Tiny Dancer, future rock star

Lily-Mae Morrison, a girl from Ireland fighting a rare cancer, has inspired many supporters, including Elton John.

January 10, 2017 0
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‘Think about the good things’

Naomi, 7, has advice for other cancer patients after she emerges from a month of isolation for her bone marrow transplant.

November 28, 2016 3
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‘You are the true heroes’

Former and current patients and their families join caregivers to show respect to those fighting childhood cancer.

September 24, 2016 0