When Emily was diagnosed with malignant melanoma at 19 years old, she was given less than a 59 percent chance of surviving the next five years. She felt her only options wereRead More…
Cat is 23 years old, a graduate student, a dog owner, an academic fraternity member and much more. Nothing can slow her down – not even a cancer diagnosis.
Hank was 7 years old when he was diagnosed with a stage IV Wilms’ tumor last year.
The tumor started in his left kidney – all Wilms’ tumors begin in one of the kidneys – and by the time it was found, it was the size of his head and had spread to his abdomen and both lungs.
When Ra’Quan was 12 years old, he did not understand what having cancer meant, so when his mom told him that he had a bone tumor, the severity of the situation did not immediately strike him.
Although Alexis is only 9 years old, cancer has been a part of her young life for nearly three years.