Immunotherapy: Harnessing the immune system to fight cancer

Immunotherapy: Harnessing the immune system to fight cancer

Has the key to ending cancer been within our bodies all along? One of the hottest topics right now in oncology treatment is immunotherapy, a new way of treating cancer that harnesses an individual’s own immune system to recognize, control and potentially cure cancers. Immunotherapy is a different approach from conventional treatments such as chemotherapy […]

Prematurity Awareness: Reducing the Risks of Premature Birth

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Anna Catherine Thibodeaux, a two-year old patient at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital, has survived more medical complications in her first two years than most adults will have in a lifetime. Born on Feb. 1, 2014 after only 24 weeks of a 40-week term, Anna Catherine was beset by a myriad of complications […]

A Miracle for Madisyn

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I can remember seeing social media posts for prayer requests for critically ill kids and for their families. I can remember thinking to myself numerous times, “I’m so glad my kids are healthy”. Well needless to say, I became the mom of that critically ill kid who went to social media begging for prayers. Wednesday, […]