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Peggy Troy and Children
News Dec 17, 2018

BizTimes names Peggy Troy CEO of the year

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Media Relations

Peggy Troy is the BizTimes Best in Business 2018 CEO of the Year.

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Patient Stories Nov 30, 2018

Cutting-edge treatment brightens young boy’s future

Evan Solochek Writer

Jill Kocian will never forget the shock of panic that ripped through her as she saw her 10-year-old son, Nate, disappear under the water’s surface.

Doctor with VR goggles and heart rendering
News Nov 01, 2018

New virtual reality brings pediatric heart defects to life

Evan Solochek Writer

As you slip the virtual reality headset on, you are suddenly transported. At first it’s exhilarating, even overwhelming, and you’re not sure how to maneuver through this foreign, virtual world. But it doesn’t take long for the weight of the controllers in your hands or the pressure on your temples from the headset to melt away.

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.