condition: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

Sully’s Story

Just hours after receiving an initial diagnosis of mumps, three and a half-year-old Sullivan “Sully” Brooks and his parents found themselves speeding to the emergency room after blood tests revealed something much worse. The final diagnosis: acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Sully’s “normal” childhood was suddenly gone. Now, Nationwide Children’s is helping to bring it back. As […]

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Lauren’s Story

Whatever fourth grader Lauren Cunningham does – she figures out a way to make it fun. Leukemia is no exception. The disease has taken away her strength, her hair, and her freedom – but has done little to diminish her boundless spirit and determination to beat cancer and help other sick kids. At Nationwide Children’s […]

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Carter’s Story

In November of 2013, Carter complained of a terrible headache and had a persistent fever.  But unlike what happens in so many other cases, Carter was dealing with something much bigger than a virus. Carter was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).   He had a port inserted and began chemotherapy right away. He spent his […]

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20 years…

In 1996, at the age of 5-our amazingly sweet little boy was diagnosed with leukemia. In an instant our world changed-and we became a childhood oncology family. Over night we learned a new language, new routines, new normal. All the while praying that the care we were giving Cory would be enough. Chemotherapy was started […]

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