Ali KoideThursday, September 15, 2016

Two ways you can help during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

This month is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Thanks to donors like you, we have more treatments available for kids and can cure more than 90 percent of patients. But that's not enough. Childhood...
Guest blogger: Christie Chaudry, PNPFriday, May 27, 2016

A New Identity

I was a teenager in the midst of three years of chemotherapy treatment for leukemia when Packard Children’s opened its doors. Up to that point, I had been treated at the old children’s hospital,...
Guest blogger: Heather BergenFriday, May 27, 2016

Kindergarten, Here We Come

Your hospital saved our baby at 13 months of age, successfully removing a tumor which ran bowel to heart. We had kindergarten orientation last night! This mama can NEVER thank you enough. Heather...
Friday, May 27, 2016

Opening the Doors to a Brighter Future

You made cancer a distant memory for Lydia. On a sunny morning in June 1991, 6-year-old Lydia Lee rode in an ambulance to the brand new Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. Wearing her hot pink “I...
Stacy FinzTuesday, May 10, 2016

CrossFit star faces daughter’s leukemia by using his celebrity status for greater good

Jason Khalipa didn’t think life could get much better. By the time he was 30 years old, he had married his high school sweetheart, started a beautiful family, built a successful global business and...
Ali KoideFriday, February 19, 2016

Back on the court after chemo

Peggy Murtha, RN, a nurse in our Packard intermediate care nursery (PICN), didn’t think much of it when her eldest son Nick collided with another player while playing basketball for his club team. It...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Foundation Grants: Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a national fundraising movement launched by the creativity of one young cancer patient, has provided generous support to expand our capacity for pediatric...
Monday, October 5, 2015

$510,000 awarded to Stanford researchers to help fight childhood cancer

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation , a volunteer-powered and donor-centered charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research , is proud to award a total of $510,000 in grants to...
Zoie FarmerThursday, September 17, 2015

One mother’s words: Our family’s journey

Zoie Farmer, mother of 10-year-old Hyrum, shared her family’s journey as Hyrum has battled leukemia with the help of our hospital. The following is a transcript of Zoie’s speech from September 2,...
Megan AlpersTuesday, September 8, 2015

Hyundai Hope on Wheels gives $250,000 toward cancer research

On September 2, Hyundai Hope On Wheels® and Palo Alto-area Hyundai dealers awarded Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford a $250,000 Hyundai Scholar Grant for pediatric cancer research. The...