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Nursing Research: Improving Care for Children and Families

Monday, April 6, 2015

More than 140 supporters gathered in Palm Beach, Fla., for the 10th annual “Transforming Children’s Health” program to learn how nursing research is advancing children’s health. According to the Institute of Medicine, 90 percent of healthcare is provided by nurses. As the eyes and ears of the healthcare team, nurses at Children’s National help translate novel ideas into lasting solutions for children through research, an integral part of their role.

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Bella Notte Raises $100,000 for Children with Brain Tumors

Friday, March 13, 2015

The Embassy of Italy opened its doors on Feb. 26 to more than 200 people for the 3rd annual Bella Notte (“Beautiful Night”) event, held by Children’s National and the National Brain Tumor Society to celebrate young brain tumor survivors and raise funds to launch a national clinical trial. The event raised more than $100,000 for the trial, which will apply precision medicine to improve brain tumor treatment for children.

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A Victory Bell Celebrates Healing

Monday, February 2, 2015

After undergoing several years of treatment, 9-year-old Rylie Richards on Jan. 26 enthusiastically rang a Victory Bell at Children’s National to celebrate her victory in battling leukemia. The bell was made possible by Rylie’s friends and family, and given to Children’s National so that other children can proudly ring it once they have completed their own cancer treatment.

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