I sure am grateful for all the ways that CHOC has helped me in the last 50 years. But for this week’s stop on my gratitude tour, I want to thank you! Not a day goes by that I am not surprised and touched by the generosity that you and the community show CHOC. Whether
Orange County is one of the sunniest places in California, with hundreds of sun days per year. With that comes the need for protection. Improper protection can increase risk for skin cancer. “People get skin cancers, the most serious being melanoma, because we get too much exposure to the sunlight,” says Dr. Leonard Sender, Medical Director of Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC’s Children’s.
Melanoma accounts for 4% of all skin cancers. With early detection, melanoma is curable, so be safe and use common sense in the sun.
Send a Heart eCard and make a donation to the CHOC Heart Institute! Now, in honor of Heart Month, you can send someone a special CHOC Heart eCard and help kids at the same time. Proceeds from the sale of these ecards will go to benefit the CHOC Heart Institute. Your donation will help us
Did you know that at least nine of every 1,000 infants born a year have a heart defect, according to the American Heart Association? While some heart diseases are congenital (existing at birth) others are acquired (which can develop during childhood). In recognition of American Heart Month, CHOC Children’s encourages parents and caregivers to learn