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Girl with monitoring equipment
Videos Nov 20, 2018

Jayla gets her NG tube out

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

After a year of treatment, Jayla celebrated getting her NG tube out for the last time.

Boy standing in front of MAAC Fund Center
Patient Stories Aug 22, 2018

Clinical trials give kids with cancer renewed hope

Evan Solochek Writer

In October 2016, then 11-year-old Joseph Shapiro was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a rare form of cancer that affects the bone marrow and blood. He went through the standard chemotherapy treatment protocol at a distinguished hospital in Chicago and after 5 months of inpatient chemotherapy, his treatment was complete. One year later, the cancer was back.

Amber Pflughoeft Studying
News Jun 06, 2018

Children's Hospital became this girl's school. But on Sunday, she graduates with her West Bend class

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Media Relations

Amber Pflughoeft was diagnosed with bone cancer nine years ago, and has been undergoing treatment at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin since then. In 2018, she graduated from West Bend West High School.

Teacher and patient
Patient Stories Jun 04, 2018

A unique program brings the classroom to the hospital room

Katie Lott Writer

Amber was first admitted to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin as a fifth grader. She immediately began treatment at the MACC Fund Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.