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A new BC Children's starts here

Posted by Jessica Thompson on 16 December 2014 | 0 Comments

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Pouring the Foundation: Teck Acute Care Centre. Today our lead donors, hospital executives, construction partners, government representatives, both Women’s and Children’s Hospital staff and two inspirational patients, Brooke and Hans, gathered to celebrate the pouring of the foundation for the new...

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Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Month

Posted by Brittany Beaupre on 19 November 2014 | 0 Comments

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Throughout the month of November, the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada celebrates the courage of the one in 150 Canadians living with Crohn’s and Colitis. Approximately 20 to 30 per cent of those patients present symptoms before the age of...

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BC Children's new BioBank

Posted by on 4 November 2014 | 0 Comments

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The BC Children's Hospital BioBank is now open and serving both BC Children’s and BC Women’s. Biobanking is a new and indispensable research tool that holds the potential to improve treatments and find cures for diseases affecting children and families in...

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2015 Champion Child

Posted by Angela Fox on 15 October 2014 | 0 Comments

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Today (Wednesday, October 15) our team at BC Children’s Hospital Foundation and Walmart Canada had the great pleasure of announcing Hans Gabriel Rana as our 2014/15 Champion Child. We hosted a celebration in Hans‘ honour, announcing his role as ambassador...

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The Incredible Infant Transport Team

Posted by Jessica Thompson on 26 September 2014 | 6 Comments

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Imagine if you lived in the outskirts of BC and your one-month-old baby was having difficulty breathing and needed immediate, specialized care. The Infant Transport Team (ITT) at BC Children’s Hospital receives calls for medical emergencies such as this many...

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Breeding Optimism

Posted by Serena Bonneville on 18 September 2014 | 0 Comments

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Serena Bonneville is a 17-year-old patient who was diagnosed with cancer last year. Before she heads off to university in September, she took the time to write about her incredible medical journey at BC Children’s – from her initial diagnosis...

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Ryder’s Story

Posted by Jesse Squires and Jessica Thompson on 22 August 2014 | 3 Comments

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Continuing our story series from the Miracle Weekend telethon broadcast, where we asked the online audience to submit their stories in which they have been involved with Children’s Hospital, we introduce Ryder Squires, a young boy full of determination. Ryder...

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A fighter named William

Posted by Jessica Smith on 15 August 2014 | 0 Comments

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William Smith, born at just 29 weeks and weighing only 3.5 pounds, same into the world ready to fight for his life. He is the fifth story, received during Miracle Weekend, when we asked the online community to send in...

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Dr. Bjorn Baadjes

Posted by Jessica Thompson on 10 August 2014 | 3 Comments

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Fifteen-year-old Abbie Evans was diagnosed with high risk acute leukemia in 2010. In and out of the hospital for months, she underwent chemotherapy and she also required a bone marrow transplantation. Thankfully, it has been over three years since her transplant...

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Quinn's Journey

Posted by Keegan Greer on 7 August 2014 | 0 Comments

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Meet Quinn, our fourth miracle kid we're highlighting from our Miracle Weekend broadcast, when we asked the online community to share their BC Children’s Hospital experiences. Quinn’s story, told by his mom Keegan, truly shows the strength that can reside...

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