St. Jude patient Mason, age 5, acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Meet Mason

Mason and his dad, Matt, love to go fishing together. But when Mason became sick with cancer, it was hard to imagine they’d ever have moments like that again.

Meet Mason

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Meet St. Jude patient Allana

Meet Allana

Allana’s mother will never forget those terrifying words: “Your child has a brain tumor.” Shockingly, the tumor was over a fourth the size of Allana’s brain.

Meet St. Jude patient Aniya

Meet Aniya

“The first thing on my mind was making sure I had the money to pay for treatment,” says Aniya’s mom. But Aniya’s family will never receive a bill from St. Jude.

Ansley's Story

Ansley's Story

Before Ansley got sick, she loved to dance and sing along to her favorite music. Then she fell severely ill with muscle cell cancer. During a traumatizing time, Ansley responded to music therapy and the tune of an unexpected friendship.

Meet St. Jude patient Andrew

Meet Andrew

Twelve-year-old Andrew is mature beyond his years, and a constant inspiration to his father, a Commander in the United States Navy.

Meet St. Jude patient Angelica

Meet Angelica

"Everything about Angelica is special," says her mom, Jarysell. When Angelica was diagnosed the same day Jarysell’s father passed away, it was devastating.

Meet St. Jude patient Audrey

Meet Audrey

Audrey's family has enough to deal with without having to worry about paying for her treatment.

Meet St. Jude patient Bailey

Meet Bailey

Eight-year-old Bailey has been battling cancer for the past three years, but with the help of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, she kept up with her school work and is ready for third grade in the fall.

Meet Brent

Meet Brent

Brent has been a St. Jude patient since October 2011. He’s undergoing treatment for neuroblastoma, a cancer of the nervous system.

Meet Camila

Meet Camila

Camila was found to suffer from osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, in March 2014. Her family traveled from Puerto Rico to St. Jude for her treatment.

Meet St. Jude patient Carrie-Lynn

Meet Carrie-Lynn

Carrie-Lynn is a teenager from Barbados with a gift for singing. When she was diagnosed with leukemia, her family traveled to the U.S. for treatment.

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 Chelsea

Meet Chelsea

An active cheerleader, when Chelsea first started experiencing pain in her left arm, the doctor thought it was growing pains. But it was something far worse.

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