Kids First: Volume 2, 2016

The Fall 2016 issue of Kids First highlights a few reasons why Cohen Children's Medical Center has become the region's premier center for pediatric services. 

Features include inspirational stories of patient journeys and advancements that consistently place Cohen Children's among the nation's best children's hospitals, such as:


Lifelines at the Bedside

  • Sara, a bone cancer survivor, discovered that Cohen Children's nurses are ports in the storm during trying times.

Targeting a Foe

  • MIBG therapy can give precious time to children with high-risk neuroblastoma, so a local couple is working to establish a program at Cohen Children's to honor their daughter's memory. 

Home Away from Home

  • When Michael's cancer treatment required an extended hospital stay, his family found a nurturing environment at Ronald McDonald House of Long Island.

New Solution for Kids with Blood Disorders

Kid-Sized Services

  • Imaging equipment can look imposing to some children, so Cohen Children's new Pediatric Imaging Unit has staff and tools to help relieve their worries.

Emergency Care

Bright Faces

  • Kids with cancer are getting special help to keep smiling viapartnership between Cohen Children's and the Henry Schein Cares Foundation.

Read the Fall 2016 issue of Kids First.

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