Head and Neck Disorders Program Patient Stories
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Oral Teratoma and Cleft Palate: Stella’s Story
An oral tumor formed before birth caused Stella’s cleft palate, but CHOP surgeons expertly corrected both conditions. Now she’s babbling away.
Pleomorphic Adenoma, Benign Salivary Gland Tumor: Zion’s Story
Zion’s salivary gland tumor was rare, but CHOP has a new program geared specifically for those types of problems.
Rhabdomyosarcoma: Kaitlyn’s Story
Kaitlyn lights up the room with her smile and emanates positivity, despite her battle with rhabdomyosarcoma.
Ewing Sarcoma: Anthony’s Story
Anthony’s story started with a simple lump on his head. Then came a shocking diagnosis, two surgeries, 14 rounds of chemotherapy, and weeks in the hospital.
Thyroid Nodule: Jessica's Story
An MRI after a gymnastics injury showed that Jessica has a worrisome spot on her thyroid. Her family brought her to CHOP to be seen by a specialist.
Rhabdomyosarcoma Survivor: Alex's Story
Alex Potter survived metastatic nasopharyngeal rhabdomyosarcoma. Now a college grad, he's followed by the Cancer Survivorship Program.