Category Archives: Patient post

From Dallas to Houston: Tyler’s battle with osteosarcoma

Our son Tyler was a healthy, happy, smart, normal 8-year-old. He had a love for baseball and all things outdoors. He was looking forward to starting fall baseball.  Tyler mentioned … Full Entry »

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Pulmonary hypertension: Kayleigh’s story

Kayleigh was a healthy child, other than being diagnosed with a heart murmur at birth. She played soccer, was a camo belt in Tae Kwon Do, she took dance, gymnastic, … Full Entry »

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Reagan’s story

Our daughter, Reagan Leigh, was born in March 2007. The first few months of her life were relatively normal. Like all new parents, we were adjusting to sleep deprivation while … Full Entry »

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Hopeful, not optimistic

  On Jan 15, 2009 (which happened to be my 28th birthday), I had my very first ultrasound for my first pregnancy. While scanning me, the doctor turned the screen and asked … Full Entry »

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Texas Children’s saved my sight

I was born two months premature in 1959. When I was born, I was diagnosed with retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). ROP is a disease that can occur in premature babies, … Full Entry »

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