Some milestones, like getting her driver’s license, will have to wait. Anna’s cancer, acute myeloid leukemia, a type of blood cancer, is aggressive. But research at St. Jude has paved the way for new treatments.
“Being a teenager with cancer is a unique challenge,” she said. “Right now, my life does revolve around St. Jude and getting better, but I know that this experience will equip me to be my very best after.”