Solid Tumor Program Patient Stories

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Ewing Sarcoma: Cameron's Story

A surgery to remove Cameron's right big toe and part of his foot to rid him of cancer did not stop him from enjoying his favorite sports.

Ectomesenchymoma: JR’s Story


When chemotherapy didn’t shrink JR's tumor, his family came to CHOP for proton radiation therapy. Today, the 4 ½-year-old loves riding his bike and playing with his little sister.

Rhabdomyosarcoma: Dylan’s Story


After a year of treatment for rhabdomyosarcoma, Dylan shows no signs of the disease and his family is optimistic about the future.

Ewing Sarcoma: Anthony’s Story

Ewing Sarcoma: Anthony

Anthony’s story started with a simple lump on his head. Then came a shocking diagnosis, two surgeries, 14 rounds of chemotherapy, and weeks in the hospital.

Osteosarcoma: Catrina’s Story


A childhood cancer survivor, Catrina was diagnosed with a second cancer, osteosarcoma, during her freshman year in high school. CHOP was once again there for her as she underwent a major surgery to reconstruct her jaw. Catrina was a Patient Ambassador for the 2016 Parkway Run & Walk.

Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumor: Jaxson’s Story


The word that best describes Jaxson, 2, is joyful. “He is a happy, fun, very active and extremely strong little boy,” says his mother, Diana. A brain tumor diagnosis hasn’t changed any of that.

Neuroblastoma: Ayana's Story

Ayana - Neuroblastoma Patient

Ayana’s family has been particularly close-knit since April 2014, when a persistent leg cramp led to the unexpected news that Ayana had neuroblastoma.