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Making headlines: bone marrow donation

The topic of bone marrow donation is an important one. This week, it made headlines when 9-year-old Montreal Children’s Hospital patient Jean-Gilles Gadoury’s story and his search for a compatible donor was shared via social media. Fortunately, as Jean-Gilles’ mother confirmed last night via Facebook, he has since found two compatible umbilical cords and a compatible bone marrow donor.

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Patient stories

Listening to her belt out a song, you’d never know 22-year-old Kaila Picard was once more familiar with the halls of The Montreal Children’s Hospital than singing in front of a live audience -- but the young songstress knows what it’s like to be in and out of the hospital as a child.