A child life specialist with St. Louis Children’s hospital is giving kids “super” strength to beat cancer.
8-year-old Evan has to wear a mask as he undergoes proton beam therapy to fight his brain tumor – so the staff at St. Louis Children’s Hospital surprised him with his very own Stormtroopers helmet “to help empower” him during treatment.
The force is strong with Evan. His Star Wars mask is more than stylish – it’s an important part of his Proton Beam therapy.
A Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children’s Hospital patient finishing treatment at the S. Lee Kling Proton Therapy Center recently had the opportunity to ring the bell on the hospital’s new billboard. Read more »
St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Guardians magazine features a former proton patient who has been cancer-free since January 2016.
Siteman Cancer Center and St. Louis Children’s Hospital have launched a new partnership focused on treating children and adolescents with cancer using the latest, most effective treatments, in a setting oriented toward younger patients and their families. Read more »