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Adaptive Sports Athlete Tatiana Placencia Earns Athletic Scholarship to Arizona

The answer was no. Firm and definite.

Tatiana Placencia wanted no part of sitting in a wheelchair. The mere suggestion invoked ...

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Simple Precautions Can Make a Big Difference in Kids' Safety

Op-ed by Michael Allshouse, D.O.; Medical Director, Pediatric Surgery and Trauma at Valley Children’s Healthcare.

In 1917, the ...

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Neonatal & Pediatric Lecture Series

Valley Children’s Hospital’s partnership with the Family Practice Residency Program at Mercy Medical Center Merced brings specialized pediatric medical training to physicians, clinical staff and allied health professionals in Merced. Cour Read more


Tumor Board (area of focus is case dependent)

Meets every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 12:30 PM.   Read more


Patient Stories


Teaming Up to Beat Cancer

“Mommy, that’s me!” 5-year-old Kash Saldana told his father David and mother Esther when they took him to see how he was a local celebrity. Kash, with his bright smile and sharp haircut, was featured on several large Valley Children’s Healthcare roadside billboards throughout the Valley. The signs display the cute boy being licked by a puppy, with the words: “Kash. Cancer-Free.” Kash’s billboards were part of Valley Children’s ad campaign to tell the story of how the Saldanas and Valley Children’s teamed up to beat cancer.

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