Patient Stories

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Ewing Sarcoma in the Brain: Jake's Story

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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.

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Joey's Story

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Joey was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) when he was 6 years old. A year later, he and his family participated in the Parkway Run to raise funds for cancer research at CHOP.

Acute Myelogenous Leukemia: Carly's Story

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At 15, Carly Stephens was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia. She received several rounds of chemotherapy at CHOP and today, she's a happy, healthy college student. 

Neuroblastoma: Cole's Story

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After undergoing several rounds of chemotherapy for neuroblastoma, Cole had a pediatric stem cell transplant at CHOP. 

Relapsed Leukemia: Emily's Story

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Emily Whitehead was the first pediatric patient enrolled in an experimental immunotherapy for advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Ewing Sarcoma: Malcolm's Story

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Malcolm was just 11 when he started to feel pain in his hip. A few months later, he was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma, a rare bone tumor, and began treatment at CHOP.


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