Leukemia and Lymphoma Program Patient Stories

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Lymphoblastic Lymphoma: Jaiden’s Story


Jaiden was diagnosed with lymphoma and has been receiving his outpatient treatments at CHOP’s Specialty Care and Surgery Center in Voorhees, NJ. He will be a Patient Ambassador during the 2016 Parkway Run & Walk.

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Max’s story


A lingering cold and a strange pattern of leg bruises prompted Max's parents to take him to The Children's Hospital, where the 4-year-old was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and began a long treatment regimen that included 10 hospital stays.

Relapsed Leukemia: Tori's Story

tori and her parents

Tori had been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common childhood cancer, as a kindergartner. Since then, she’d relapsed twice.

Relapsed Lymphoma: Daulton's Story

Daulton - Lymphoma Patient

When Daulton was 3 years old, breathing trouble led doctors to discover a malignant mass occupying 60 percent of his chest cavity. The diagnosis was lymphoma.

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Adam's Story

Adam - Leukemia Patient

Just shy of his 16th birthday, Adam Bengis was diagnosed with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. For the next 29 days, he lived at CHOP while he received chemotherapy.

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Joey's Story


Joey was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) when he was 6 years old. A year later, he and his family participated in the Parkway Run to raise funds for cancer research at CHOP.