Skip to main content

Search
News

Community gives big hug to boy suffering leukemia for the 3rd time

|

Community gives big hug to boy suffering leukemia for the 3rd time

February 01, 2013

http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Community-gives-big-hug-to-boy-suffering-leukemia-for-the-3rd-time-189456011.html

 

Source - KOMO TV


Colton Matter inspired an entire community to take action, and that action took the form of early morning exercise and a sea of orange. "It's hard to remember our life before cancer," said Suzy Matter, Colton's mom. When Colton's parent's insurance company wouldn't pay for a third bone marrow transplant, Seattle Children's Hospital stepped up and handled the bill.

Contact Information for Press

If you have not worked with Seattle Children’s before, please read our press policy before contacting us.

The best way to reach the public relations team is via email at press@seattlechildrens.org. This inbox is monitored seven days a week, during and after business hours, on weekends and on holidays.

Phone: 206-987-4500
(8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Pacific time, Monday–Friday only)

Note: This contact information is for members of the media only. For general hospital or research questions, please call the hospital switchboard at 206-987-2000.

Latest News

Vaccine Safety: Getting the Message to Parents in Doubt
8.28.14 — U.S. News & World Report

Measles, mumps and whooping cough have been around a long time – along with the vaccines to prevent them. But instead of being ... cont.

Depressed Teens May Need Extra Support To Stick With Treatment
8.27.14 — NPR

A new study from Seattle Children’s Research Institute suggests integrating mental health treatment into primary care may ... cont.

Can running cure depression? Seattle Children’s brain research finds exercise can help patients
8.26.14 — Puget Sound Business Journal

Researchers at Seattle Children’s Research Institute have pinpointed a tiny area of the brain that controls our motivation to ... cont.