St. Jude patient Cub

Meet Cub

In October 2014, Cub was treated for pneumonia, but his teacher noticed he looked pale when he returned to school. Results from his bloodwork revealed that Cub suffered from acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common form of childhood cancer. Cub’s treatment as a St. Jude patient includes more than two-and-a-half years of chemotherapy.

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Meet St. Jude patient Leland

Meet Leland

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Meet St. Jude patient Gracie

Meet Gracie

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Meet Phoenix

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Meet Ally

Meet Ally

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Meet St. Jude patient Kayla

Meet Kayla

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Meet St. Jude patient Lanie

Meet Lanie

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Meet St. Jude patient Ian

Meet Ian

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Meet St. Jude patient Mason

Meet Mason

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Meet MiErickis

Meet MiErickis

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Meet St. Jude patient Audrey

Meet Audrey

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Hayli's saving grace

Meet Hayli

Hayli was excited to be a flower girl. But she received the honor from a very special stranger—the woman who donated her bone marrow so Hayli could live.

Meet St. Jude patient Josiah

Meet Josiah

Josiah was 6 months old when he was found to have a brain tumor. After learning about the hospital, his mother, Merri, wanted to help other parents in need.

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