Leukemia and Lymphoma Program Patient Stories

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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.

Acute Myelogenous Leukemia: Carly's Story


At 15, Carly Stephens was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia. She received several rounds of chemotherapy at CHOP and today, she's a happy, healthy college student. 

Relapsed Leukemia: Emily's Story

emily smiling

Emily Whitehead was the first pediatric patient enrolled in an experimental immunotherapy for advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia.