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A Special Connection: Team Approach Helps Autistic Cancer Patient

After months of treatment for 22-year-old Cory Neff’s acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) were unsuccessful, he was transferred to UH Rainbow for specialized care and an innovative immunotherapy treatment.

Morgan Krek

Young Patient's Cancer Care Journey Inspires Her Own Future

High school senior Morgan Krek was initially diagnosed with a bone infection. After she didn’t respond to typical treatment, UH Rainbow doctors continued searching for answers. They discovered a rare type of bone cancer called Ewing’s sarcoma.

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Why It's Best to Have a Individualized Breast Cancer Treatment Plan

Every woman with breast cancer is unique and needs an individualized treatment plan, especially those who are young, older adults or are pregnant.

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How a Former Patient Now Devotes Her Career to Helping Others

After beating cancer as a young adult, Jennifer Giesel supports young patients through their cancer experience.

Lauren being interviewed at Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital

Teen Fights Cancer 3 Times with Help from Family, Friends and Care Team

Lauren knows pediatric cancer all too well: she’s been fighting for 13 years. Throughout her battle with pediatric cancer, Lauren has relied heavily on her friends, family and second family – the doctors and hospital staff.

Sam Tippit on the field

Local Man Beats Leukemia for the 2nd Time at Age 23

Chagrin Falls native Sam Tippit was preparing for the opportunity of a lifetime: he was heading to Montana to join a minor league baseball team. But a check-up revealed Sam, already a cancer survivor at age 23, had relapsed.

Gina Cortese

College Student Who Battled a Brain Tumor Is Now Inspired to Help Other Cancer Patients

Gina Cortese was a 20-year-old college student when she first felt a numbness in her left toe. When her leg gave out during class one day, she knew something was very wrong. An MRI revealed Gina had a mass in her brain.

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