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Pediatric Cancer Center

When life’s unexpected challenges catch you off guard, it is the strength, and spirit and resolve of those around you who help guide you through these difficult journeys. In 2019, when the new Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital becomes a reality, the physicians, nurses and other staff members involved in the care of our cancer and blood disorders patients will be focused on each child’s individual journey, beyond what is typically experienced as a child or family in a children’s hospital...Continue

Posted on Wed Sep 21, 2016 1:09 PM in building details, cancer, floor 10

Teen advocate Rachel remarks on groundbreaking

Rachel battled cancer four times at the MUSC Children’s Hospital

Rachel Edwards battled cancer four times at the MUSC Children’s Hospital. She spent 150 nights there, enduring 11 surgeries and five rounds of chemotherapy between ages 10 and 15. When the prognosis looked bleak the fourth time, her oncologists enrolled her in a clinical trial based at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Rachel is now a 20-year-old Clemson University student – and cancer free...Continue

Posted on Thu Sep 15, 2016 5:37 PM in cancer, groundbreaking, rachel

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