Rachael Elliott was in her first year of college when she learned she had cancer. After being referred to the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program at Comer Children's, Rachael received tailored treatment from a team that understood both her specific medical needs and her unique challenges as a young adult battling cancer.
Real life superhero, Eric DelaTorre, was born with life-threatening heart defects, but after receiving treatment at Comer Children's, the 5-year-old boy has the powers he needs to live a healthy and energetic life.
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Holly Benjamin, MD, thinks of the young musicians she treats as athletes. With this mindset, she was able to help Claire Roesler recover from a severe injury and return to her life as an avid violin player.
More than 20 years ago, Jacque Baker began seeing Dr. Roome for her asthma condition. Now the pediatrician cares for her son, Liam at the Child Life Center in Flossmoor.