Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute
Patient Stories

Patient Stories from the Division of Oncology

Read and watch stories of hope and inspiration from patients and families who were cared for by the cancer experts at Cincinnati Children's.


Bone Marrow Transplantation 

Max, who was diagnosed with aplastic anemia, is now a healthy teen and plays on his high school golf and basketball teams. 

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Atticus smiles.

Brain Tumor Center

Learn more about how Atticus benefitted from proton therapy as part of his treatment following a diagnosis of medulloblastoma.

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Timothy Hennessey.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Program

Timothy has a remarkable history of overcoming challenges. At 3, he was a Leukemia patient. Now in this 20s, he's studying for a career in cyber security.

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Josie smiles.

Sarcoma Program Stories

After being treated for a rare cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma, Josie is in remission and doing well thanks to expert care at our Sarcoma Program.

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Liver Tumor Program

Cormac was just over a year old when he was diagnosed with hepatoblastoma. Following treatment and successful liver transplant surgery, he is doing great. 

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Samone smiling.

Sickle Cell Center

Samone has endured ups and downs since being diagnosed with sickle cell disease at 2 weeks old. Today she is doing much better than talking to younger patients about managing the disease.

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