Stories of triumph

Kids shouldn’t deal with cancer. But they do, and they do so courageously. Read stories of our patients below and learn how you’re making a difference.
Patient Brent
Brent | 9 years old | Neuroblastoma
Brent has been a patient at St. Jude since October 2011. His continuing treatment includes antibody therapy medicine produced right on the St. Jude campus that’s not available anywhere else. Read his story.
Patient Chloe
Chloe | 1 year old | Ependymoma
When Chloe and her twin sister, Hanna, chatter with each other, they switch seamlessly between English, Chinese and Spanish. Right now, the twins are apart as Chloe undergoes treatment at St. Jude for a rare brain tumor. Read her story.
Patient Zara
Zara | 6 years old | brain tumor
St. Jude makes it possible for Zara's parents to focus on their daughter. "They make it so we don’t have those extra stresses,” said Zara’s dad. Read her story.