Relapsed Leukemia and Lymphoma Program Patient Stories
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B-cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma and CAR-T Therapy: Lexi’s Story
Lexi’s cancer journey has been rough, including a relapse and vision loss, but her spirit remains strong.
Down Syndrome and Humanized CAR T-cell Therapy for Relapsed Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Steven’s Story
Chemo is tough on cancer patients with Down syndrome like Steven, so when his leukemia came back, he traveled to CHOP for an experimental cell therapy.
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Nick’s Story
A year after his cancer diagnosis, Nick graduated first in his class and delivered the valedictorian address.
CAR T-Cell Therapy for Relapsed Leukemia: Paulina’s Story
Frantic to save Paulina’s life, her family brought her to the Cancer Center at CHOP where an experimental trial of CAR T-cell therapy cured her cancer.
CAR T-cell Therapy for Relapsed Leukemia: Emily’s Story
Emily was given a third chance at life when an experimental treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia at CHOP wiped out her cancer cells.
CAR T-Cell Therapy for Relapsed Leukemia: Austin’s Story
Austin spent most of his life fighting leukemia and the disease seemed to be winning — until a pioneering treatment at CHOP changed everything.
Relapsed Leukemia: Tori's Story
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
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.
Relapsed Leukemia: Emily's Story
Emily Whitehead was the first pediatric patient enrolled in an experimental immunotherapy for advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia.