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Meet our patients

Meet St. Jude patient Gracie

Meet Gracie

What Gracie's mother initially thought was appendicitis turned out to be a far worse diagnosis for Gracie's condition: acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Meet David

Meet David

David was rushed to the local emergency room on Christmas Eve. He and his family arrived at St. Jude the very next day.

Meet St. Jude patient Cedric

Meet Cedric

When routine newborn screening showed that Cedric had sickle cell disease, his family was referred immediately to St. Jude.

Meet St. Jude patient Yamila

Meet Yamila

Yamila has been fighting cancer since age 3. “We were losing hope,” says her mom. “The only thing left to do was a bone marrow transplant.”

Meet Eden

Meet Eden

In 2014, tests revealed Eden had cancer. Her family turned to St. Jude, where Eden is undergoing two-and-a-half years of chemotherapy.

Meet Mack

Meet Mack

In the fall of 2014, Mack experienced leg pain. Tests revealed the pain was the result of a type of bone cancer called Ewing sarcoma.



Making a difference

In their own words