CHOC Children's Kids Health | September 2017
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Not Fighting Cancer Alone: A Look Back at Sydney's Journey

September is Chilldhood Cancer Awareness Month. Meet Sydney, a sports fanatic who spent her sophomore year of high school fighting cancer.


Getting Beyond the One Word Answer

"How was your day?"


All parents have been there. A CHOC psychologist offers conversation starters and tips that encourage communication between parents and kids.

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CHOC's ED Honored for Exceptional Practice, Innovative Performance

CHOC Children’s Hospital's emergency department is one of only three in California — and 22 in the country — to be named a 2017 Lantern Award recipient from the Emergency Nurses Association.


Thank You, CHOC Walk Supporters!

Thanks to your dedication, we were able to raise $2.3 million to help protect the health and well-being of children in Southern California. Your support makes an immediate impact on patients and their families. 


CHOC Patient Benefits from World's Smallest Pacemaker

Sofia Rodriguez and CHOC Children’s cardiologist Dr. Anthony McCanta are making medical history. Her new pacemaker is about the size of a vitamin.

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In honor of Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, join Hyundai Hope On Wheels for the 7th annual 5K/10K Family Fun Run!


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U.S. News & World Report has ranked CHOC Children’s as one of the nation’s best
children’s hospitals in the 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.