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patient storiesOn Christmas Day 2015, 4-year-old Muhammad complained of back pain. His mom, Monique, took him to the emergency room where he was diagnosed with pneumonia. However, a month later, he was still not his usual, happy self. A return trip to the hospital resulted in a CT scan, which revealed a tumor. Tests soon confirmed Muhammad suffered from neuroblastoma. At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, Muhammad will undergo treatment for twelve to eighteen months. His treatment will include chemotherapy for 12 to 18 months, antibody therapy, autologous stem cell transplants and radiation therapy. Muhammad is a smart and loving boy who is fond of animals and likes being outside.
patient storiesIn early 2013, tests revealed Chloe had a brain tumor called an ependymoma. She underwent surgery to remove the tumor, and after she recovered, her parents turned to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® for further treatment. At St. Jude, Chloe had two additional surgeries to remove tumor growth, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Today, Chloe is out of treatment and visits St. Jude regularly for checkups. “St. Jude is a warm place,” said her mom. “When you come to St. Jude, you have hope.” Chloe and her twin sister, Hanna, are both thriving, taking cheerleading lessons and making visits to the beach.
patient storiesEsmeralda is a playful, loving girl. When she was found to suffer from Wilms tumor, her family turned to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to more than 80 percent since it opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude is working to drive the overall survival rate for childhood cancer to 90 percent, and we won’t stop until no child dies from cancer. Esmeralda’s treatment will include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. “St. Jude is a miracle,” said Esmeralda’s mother. “It’s truly a blessing here.