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Long Beach First Responders Complete Catalina Swim Challenge to Benefit Pediatric Cancer Research

Jonathan Jaques Children's Cancer Center patient, Sydney Waldrop, 9, greets Long Beach lifeguard, Tyler Anderson, as he comes to shore after completing the 2nd Annual Catalina Swim Challenge. Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center patient, Sydney Waldrop, 9, greets Long Beach lifeguard, Tyler Anderson, as he comes to shore after completing the 2nd Annual Catalina Swim Challenge. To close Childhood Cancer Awareness Month the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) partnered with Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach for the 2nd Annual Catalina Swim Challenge, an open water, overnight, swim relay benefiting pediatric cancer research programs at Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center (JJCCC) at Miller Children’s.

Hundreds of Guests Watch Pediatric Patients at Miller Children’s “Break Down the Walls of Cancer”

miller children's hospital Family, friends, donors and hospital staff watch as pediatric cancer patients break down the “walls of cancer” with boxing gloves to open their new playroom. More than a year in the making, Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach held a grand opening event for the new hematology/oncology unit.

St. Jude Founder Danny Thomas Immortalized on New Forever Stamp

Customers can pre-order the Danny Thomas Forever Stamp online at usps.com. The United States Postal Service has unveiled a commemorative Forever Stamp honoring legendary entertainer Danny Thomas, the founder of renowned St.

Children with Sickle Cell More Prone To Pediatric Strokes

Children with Sickle Cell More Prone To Pediatric Strokes Photo by Mike Chaput Many people are aware that high blood pressure, age and a sedentary lifestyle in adults may increase their risk of stroke. However, few know that children also are at risk for experiencing a stroke, especially those with serious blood disorders.

Celebrities Race to Support Pediatric Cancer Research at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach

Celebrities Race to Support Pediatric Cancer Research On July 23rd, nearly a dozen celebrities strapped on helmets and raced a fully stocked NASCAR in the 2nd Annual “Kids Against Cancer” Night at the Toyota Speedway at Irwindale. More than 100 patients and families from the Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center (JJCCC) at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach came to the event where proceeds from ticket sales and a silent auction of sports memorabilia benefited pediatric cancer research.

Torch Run Relay Race and Cooking for Kids Competition Raise Funds to Expand the Children’s Cancer Center

miller children hospital torch relay race On Saturday, June 11, the Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center (JJCCC) at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach held its 26th Annual Champions Run for Life Torch Run. Hundreds of people came out for a day and evening of giving back.

LIVESTRONG Selects Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach as Community Impact Project Award Recipient

Miller Hospital receives award Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach was the only California hospital announced as a LIVESTRONG® Community Impact Project award recipient in the SuperSibs! category. Miller Children’s was one of 179 qualified hospitals, cancer centers and community organizations in eight regions across the United States, selected to participate in an online voting campaign.

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