At St. Jude, our patients come from all walks of life and each has an inspiring story to tell. Because of you, more kids can continue to tell their stories and imagine their own future as a childhood cancer survivor. Discover some of our St. Jude survivor stories.
Jakayla and Javon shine on
Jakayla and her brother, Javon, were each diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common childhood cancer, when they were 2 years old.
Tori dreams of teaching
At age 18, Tori was getting ready to go to college when a lump on her chin led to her getting diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a type of blood cancer.
After almost three years of chemotherapy at St. Jude, Tori is thrilled to say that she is a cancer survivor and is studying to become a math teacher. Check out her video below.
Jordyn jumps to new heights
At age 8, Jordyn was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a type of blood cancer. Within a week, she was referred to St. Jude.
Jordyn finished treatment in 2017 and now visits St. Jude for checkups. Her success story doesn't stop there, as she's also back to training at the gym and winning gymnastics competitions. See her video below, and go to her full story.
Reid readies his camera
Reid was only 7 years old when he was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a type of soft tissue cancer.
Now at the age of 12, Reid is not only a cancer survivor, but also an avid golfer and video gamer. Among his interests, he also wants to go into the film industry. "At St. Jude, you witness miracles happen," said Barry, Reid's dad. "St. Jude saved our son's life."