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.

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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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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Vivian smiles.

Neuroblastoma Advanced Therapies Center

Vivian was 4 years old when she was diagnosed with neuroblastoma. After years of tests and treatments, she is finishing up therapy with a good prognosis. She is even swimming and playing again.

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Samantha Morrissey.

Sarcoma Program

At age 13, Samantha was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma. Now as an adult, she reflects back on her journey and being “blissfully normal.”

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Cincinnati Children's patient Tylin Anderson shares her journey fighting low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma.

Young Adult Cancer Center

Tylin was a full-time mother, student, and Cincinnati Children’s employee when she was referred to the Young Adult Cancer Center for specialized care and support.

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