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Conditions Treated

  • Down Syndrome in Children

    Down syndrome: what you should know 

    • Down syndrome is one of the most common genetic conditions, occurring in one in 800 to one in 1,000 births.
    • Children with Down syndrome usually have mild to moderate intellectual disability. They tend to reach their milestones, such as first words, crawling and walking, later than other children.
    • Children with Down syndrome have an increased risk for a number of other health conditions, which can include the following:
      • Thyroid disease
    Down Syndrome in Children
  • Leukemia in Children and Adolescents

    Pediatric hematologists/oncologists at Rush University Children’s Hospital focus on developing a personalized care plan to treat leukemia in your child with the fewest side effects as possible.

    Leukemia in Children and Adolescents