St. Jude patient Bella and family

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In Mumbai, 13-month-old Bella's cancer was initially diagnosed as incurable after surgery to remove a brain tumor. The father of a child being treated at the same hospital told them about St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. 

After additional pathology from St. Jude and another hospital in India, Bella’s diagnosis was changed to a survivable disease — anaplastic ependymoma. At St. Jude, Bella received proton therapy and chemotherapy.

Today, she’s a thriving toddler. With your support, St. Jude can help more kids like Bella and their families as we continue our lifesaving mission: Finding cures. Saving children.®

St. Jude patient Bella holding blue flower

St. Jude patient Bella

Your entire world can be shattered in the few minutes it takes for a blood test to be run.

Kacie, Olivia's mom

The labs revealed that she had a type of blood cancer called  acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common form of childhood cancer.

Your support helps kids like Olivia.

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