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Sydney & Sheridan
Sisters Sydney and Sheridan are shining stars. Older sister, Sydney, age 13, fills her free time with cheerleading, and 9-year-old Sheridan with dancing and singing. Looking at them, you’d never know they both struggle with sickle cell anemia. For them, life means daily medications, periodic surgeries and frequent medical visits at UNC, yet the sisters live each day to its fullest potential. This is Sydney and Sheridan’s story.
Located in UNC Children's News / News / Calendar Kids
Blood mutations could contaminate genetic analyses of tumors
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers and colleagues led by Catherine C. Coombs, MD, show that blood cell mutations accounted for as many as 8 percent of the mutations identified in large-scale genetic sequencing efforts at two major academic centers.
Located in News / 2018 / June
Chase R.
Four-year-old Chase spent half a year at N.C. Children's Hospital, nearly 300 miles from home in Franklin, NC, battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and rare complications related to his treatment.
Located in UNC Children's News / / Calendar Kids / 2011 Archive