Eager to talk, question and explain, Ella, 7, has an engaging personality. After a cancerous mass was found in Ella’s abdomen, and then another in her lungs, she’s on a treatment plan that isn’t getting in the way of her being a happy, active kid.
When a CT scan showed a tumor in Jake’s brain, he was sent to CHOP immediately for surgery. Doctors diagnosed the mass as Ewing sarcoma, a type of cancerous tumor.
When Mary McKernan was 3 years old, she was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a rare brain cancer. She was treated with surgery and proton therapy at CHOP.
Trish Cartafalsa noticed that her 2-year-old, Ryan, was having problems with balance. Days later, he was having a pediatric brain tumor removed at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.