A cancer diagnosis impacts the entire family — including grandparents, like those of St. Jude patient Gideon's.
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At 6 months old, Eduardo was referred to
St. Jude where he was diagnosed with liver cancer. His treatment included surgery to remove the mass and chemotherapy.
Thiago loves to dance to the rhythm of his dad's djembe. In 2019, he was born with bubble boy disease and was referred to
St. Jude where he underwent a new gene therapy to save his life.
At age 2, after being diagnosed with sickle cell disease, Aaron-James came to
St. Jude where he loves talking to the nurses and doctors.
Imani was diagnosed with cancer at 5 weeks old. Her family feared the worst. But at
St. Jude, there was hope for her future.
Leah is a big sister who loves dresses, shopping, singing and helping in the kitchen. In March 2019, she was referred to
St. Jude for acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment, which included a transplant with her mother as her donor.
Elliott is social and loves the outdoors. He also loves
St. Jude, where he's being treated for leukemia.
Dahiralis is a very active little girl who loves to play, jump and run everywhere. At 3 years of age, she was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a cancerous tumor, and was referred to
St. Jude where doctors provided her much-needed treatment and care.
When Melanie was diagnosed with brain cancer and referred to
St. Jude, she wasn’t nervous. She was actually looking forward to treatment — chemotherapy, proton therapy and visits from
St. Jude therapy dog Huckleberry — because to Melanie,
St. Jude meant getting well again.
Harmony is artistic, detailed-oriented and loves to debate. When she noticed something was wrong on her walks to class, no one expected the cause to be a stage four Wilms tumor.
The kids and families of
St. Jude are grateful for your support.
Marina is a joyful 2-year-old who loves to laugh and dance with her siblings. She was referred to
St. Jude after a white glimmer in her pupil led to her being diagnosed with retinoblastoma, an eye cancer.
Mia is a friendly, caring child who was referred to
St. Jude from her home country of Nicaragua when she was 5 years old. She was diagnosed with anaplastic ependymoma, a malignant tumor in her brain.
Like many boys his age, Luis wanted to be a soccer player when he grew up. But then he was diagnosed with cancer. Now he wants to help kids like him.
While difficult at times, quarantining during COVID-19 has allowed
St. Jude patients and their families, while respecting social distance, to let their creativity flourish in ways that has brought them closer together. See how some of our patients spent their time during quarantine.
Eleanor is a determined baby who arrived at
St. Jude on her first birthday. She was diagnosed with down syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia, a type of blood cancer.