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Pairing 'angels' with cancer patients
CNN named Northwestern patient and Imerman Angels founder Jonny Imerman as one of their 2012 CNN Heroes. In this video, Imerman visits patients at the Lurie Cancer Center and shares his inspiring story.
Happy Birthday Doris! Back when Doris Snyder was 101 years old, she underwent a cutting-edge procedure at Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute that replaced one of her heart valves without Snyder having to undergo open heart surgery. Since the procedure, Snyder has been doing great, typically not even needing a walker or wheelchair to get around. “The past four years have been wonderful and I’ve been thankful for each and every day," said Snyder, a Peoria…
"Young Boy has Normal Life Following Minimally Invasive Surgery." Suffering from a debilitating gastrointestinal disorder at birth, Henry’s family sought treatment at Mount Sinai’s Department of Pediatric Surgery. Read the full story here: http://www.mountsinai.org/patient-care/service-areas/surgery/patient-stories/young-boy-has-normal-life-following-minimally-inv-surgery
Marina’s Story: Marina shares her Kravis Children’s Hospital experience and how Mount Sinai experts solved the mystery of her condition. Read more here: http://www.mountsinai.org/patient-care/service-areas/children/patient-stories/marinas-story
Gary's family still has a husband and father because of blood transfusions: he needed 29 units after a liver transplant. Vote for Puget Sound Blood Center on Saturday (10/5) in Toyota 100 Cars for Good to help us win a new car to support our blood programs and patients like Gary. Find us under "finalists" at http://100carsforgood.com/ and click "remind me" to set a voting reminder.
Silvia traveled from Honduras to Tucson and TMC for Children where Dr. Luis Piedrahita, an orthopaedic surgeon from Tucson Orthopaedic Institute performed surgery for scoliosis thanks to the non-profit Heal the Children.
The Northwestern Medicine® Developmental Therapeutics Institute (NMDTI) is dedicated to providing patients in need of a new treatment option with access to novel therapies using early phase human clinical trials. To learn more about NMDTI and how to enroll in a developmental therapeutics clinical trial, call 312-472-1234 or visit them online: http://www.nmdti.org/