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3:18 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Peoria Children’s Hospital gets $75,000 for cancer radiation research

The Children’s Hospital of Illinois is getting $75,000 to help track radiation exposure in cancer patients.  Hyundai Hope on Wheels awarded the grant to the hospital.  The non-profit group’s mission is to help find a cure for childhood cancer.  Doctor Karen Fernandez is a pediatrician at the Children’s Hospital.  She says it’s important to track radiation exposure in patients when they receive an X-Ray or CT Scan:

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