A dedicated pediatrician serving the greater Pittsburgh community for more than 50 years, Dr. Sal Orlando helped to pioneer patient-centered hematology/oncology treatment at UPMC Children’s.
Month: September 2023
Named for legendary golfer and Latrobe native Arnold Palmer and his wife, Winnie, the Arnold & Winnie Palmer Foundation is committed to making a difference in the lives of children and families.
Sydney was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called Urea Cycle Disorder / Ornithine Transcarbamylase deficiency (UCD/OTC) at just one year old.
At four months old, Jimmy was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor and borderline hydrocephalus, and the prognosis looked grim.
Elizabeth’s life took an unexpected turn days after her tenth birthday when she received the devastating diagnosis of leukemia on August 3rd, 2021.
As a toddler, Cloud was your average, active little boy — climbing all over and getting into just about everything. Right before his 3rd birthday, that all changed.
Many children with developmental and behavioral health needs experience a difficult journey toward wellness due to services that are fragmented or inaccessible. UPMC Children’s innovative Whole Child Wellness Clinic (WCWC) disrupts the current model of care with a new standard that better serves kids with behavioral health needs.
Doctors told Samantha to prepare for the worst — that her son D’Kaiden likely wouldn’t survive after birth.
Going through cancer at any stage in your life is unbelievably difficult, but as a 19-year-old during a pandemic, Delanee faced emotional and physical pain that she’d never felt before.