Solid Tumor Program Patient Stories

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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.

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.

Hereditary Neuroblastoma: Edie’s Story


After spending most of her life being treated for neuroblastoma, it seemed that 18-month-old Edie had run out of options. Her family turned to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where an experimental treatment changed the course of this little girl’s life.

Ewing Sarcoma in the Brain: Jake's Story


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.