Solid Tumor Program Patient Stories

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Reading, Writing & Remission

Izzy and her nurse, Cheryl

A unique program at CHOP allowed 7-year-old Isabella to attend school at the hospital while also getting radiation treatment for cancer.

Relapsed Rhabdomyosarcoma: Ella’s Story

Ella

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.

Liver Transplant: Mia’s Story

Mia in her dance costume

Mia, 12, has the energy to enjoy her favorite activities like dancing after a liver transplant at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome and Cancer: Finn’s Story

Finn

Diagnosed with a rare genetic condition that predisposed him to developing cancer, Finn spent the first four months of his life at CHOP, where he survived heart surgery, abdominal surgery, liver cancer and chemotherapy.

Ewing Sarcoma: Sean’s Story

Sean kicking a football

Sean’s dream of becoming a kicker was put on hold, temporarily. Precision treatment for Ewing sarcoma put him back on the field, where he can one day make his dream a reality.


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