When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, I remember thinking that if someone in our family had to face this disease, I was glad it was me. Today, it’s not. It’s my precious baby boy. My eight-year-old son, who was five when I was diagnosed, is now facing his own cancer diagnosis.
As a parent, it hurts so much to watch your child face this disease. The treatments can be so hard on the body. But Cameron is a fighter, and...
Fort Worth resident Susan Pratt was playing tennis in June 1995, when she realized she couldn't feel the left side of her gum line.
When 6-year-old Allie Alvarado came to MD Anderson's Proton Therapy
Center, she was nervous and didn't know what to expect. Her fear,
however, didn't last long.
Allie was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancer of the soft tissue, in her ear following a month-long battery of tests. Allie's mother, Cassandre, first suspected a problem when her daughter's smile seemed lopsided. The culprit was a tumor pushing against the cranial...