Solid Tumor Program Patient Stories

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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


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.

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.