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Newly diagnosed patients and their families often want to hear stories about children who have faced similar challenges and have won. Here are just a few of the many success stories of Texas Children's patients and their families:

Allergy and Immunology Clinic
Armando, diagnosed at 6 months, severe combined immune deficiency syndrome

Cancer Center and Hematology Service
Allen, diagnosed at 8, acute myeloid leukemia
Crystal, diagnosed at 7 and 14, acute lymphoblastic leukemia
David, diagnosed at 15, T-cell lymphoma
Gabrielle, diagnosed at 10 months, acute lymphoid leukemia
Garrett, diagnosed at 2, brain tumor
Haden, diagnosed as an infant,
acute lymphoid leukemia
Kara, 13, sister of Krista who was diagnosed at 7 with leukemia
Katelyn, diagnosed at 6, aplastic anemia
Kelli, diagnosed at 2 1/2, neuroblastoma
Leah, diagnosed at 8 weeks, retinoblastoma
Luis, diagnosed at 4, osteosarcoma
Nicole, diagnosed at 4, neuroblastoma
Scott, diagnosed at 13, acute lymphoid leukemia
Shawn, diagnosed at birth, acute myeloid leukemia
Tara and Sara, diagnosed at 2, acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Taylor, diagnosed at 10,
myelodysplastic syndrome and monosomy 7
Terra, diagnosed at 13, acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Tracy, diagnosed as a toddler, sickle cell disease

Bariatric Surgery

Kaylee, diagnosed at 3,
alopecia areata

Roland, diagnosed at 14, type II diabetes

Down Syndrome (The Rise School, Houston)
diagnosed at birth, Down syndrome

Fetal Center
Armando Jr., diagnosed before birth, right congenital disphragmatic hernia
Garrett M., diagnosed before birth, congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM)
Garrett J., diagnosed before birth, giant chest mass

Lauren, diagnosed before birth, lymphatic malformation or giant neck mass
Macie, diagnosed before birth, mass on tailbone – Fetal sacrococcygeal teratoma
Theresa, diagnosed before birth, hernia of the diaphragm

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Daniel, diagnosed at 13, heart failure and severe sleep apnea
Jennifer, diagnosed at 14, type 2 diabetes

Hearing Center
Barrett, diagnosed with profound hearing loss
Lillian, diagnosed with profound hearing loss

Heart Center 
Brittany, diagnosed at birth, mitochondrial disorder
Broghan, diagnosed with hypoplastic left-heart syndrome at 11 days old
Jaime, diagnosed with atrial septal defect
Jennifer, d
iagnosed with atrial septal defect
Joe, diagnosed at 13, massive heart infection
Keri Len, diagnosed with cardiomyopathy at 10 months old
Leanny, diagnosed at 3 months, dilated cardiomyopathy

Luis S., diagnosed with supraventricular tachycardia
Mary, diagnosed at birth, heterotaxy syndrome
Nikhil, diagnosed before birth, congenital heart defect
Quentin, diagnosed at birth, mitochondrial disorder
Rachel, diagnosed at birth, hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Rebecca and Rose, diagnosed with
hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Schuster, diagnosed at birth, congenital heart condition

Infectious Diseases Center
Andrew, diagnosed as a newborn, Congenital CMV
Caroline, diagnosed as a newborn, Congenital CMV
Mackenzie, diagnosed at 7, Kawasaki disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
Brad, diagnosed at 10, Chron's disease

Intensive Care & Transport Service (Kangaroo Crew)
Leslie, diagnosed at 8, fulminant meningococcal meningitis
Marion, diagnosed at 11 months, toxic shock syndrome
Rosalie, diagnosed at 11, viral meningitis and encephalitis

Liver Center
Eleanor, diagnosed shortly after birth, biliary atresia
Evea, diagnosed at 2 months, chronic liver disease
Jessica, diagnosed at 9, Steatohepatitis

Lung Transplant Program
Chase, diagnosed at 2, cystic fibrosis

Neurology Center
Alex, diagnosed one week old, epilepsy
Lauren, diagnosed at 2, Rett Syndrome
Maria, diagnosed at 12, brain tumor and epilepsy
Neal, diagnosed at birth, cerebral palsy

Newborn Center
Clark, delivered at 27 weeks, premature birth
Chris, delivered at 27 weeks, premature birth
Dominique, Birth weight 1 pound
Meredith and Margaret, delivered at 25 weeks, premature birth
Neal, diagnosed at birth, cerebral palsy
Riley, diagnosed at birth, transposition of the great arteries
Taylor, diagnosed at birth, hyaline membrane disease

Plastic Surgery Center
Alexandra, injured hand at 2 years old, corrected with plastic surgery
Ashlynn, diagnosed at birth, hemifacial microsomia
Brittanee, diagnosed in second grade, prominent ears
Matthew, diagnosed at birth, cleft lip and cleft palate

Renal Services
Emma, diagnosed at birth, infantile polycystic kidney disease
Marcos, diagnosed at birth, Eagle-Barrett syndrome

Emma, injured at 12, car accident

Texas Children's Health Centers
Landon, diagnosed at almost 2, speech delay

Transplant Services
Ashley Diagnosed at 3, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)
Chase, diagnosed at 2, cystic fibrosis
Emma, diagnosed at birth, infantile polycystic kidney disease
Marcos, diagnosed at birth, Eagle-Barrett syndrome