Ashley was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis Type 1 when she was 4 years old.
In February 2009, Wendi Scheck was just 34 weeks pregnant going for what she thought would be a normal ultrasound—until she was informed that her soon-to-be born son had a heart tumor.
Jimmy has petit mal seizures, or absence of seizures, that would last a few second and cause him to start off into space. Doctors at Children's removed a benign tumor an inch and a half away from Jimmy's speech center and cured his epilepsy.
Jessica fell head first onto a concrete slab and was transported to Children’s in a coma. She underwent an immediate craniotomy. After extensive rehabilitation, she beat the odds and went home.
Luke was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age two. With the help of Children's Neuropyschology team and lots of hard work, Luke has graduated high school and is off to college.
After being diagnosed with illnesses ranging from migraines to the flu, she came to Children's where physicians found the real cause: a brain tumor.