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MSK patient Payton Bogert (right) with pediatric oncologist Paul Meyers

Payton's Story

Payton Bogert was just 13 months old when doctors discovered she had an aggressive form of neuroblastoma. She and her family traveled from Florida for care at Memorial Sloan Kettering. Today, Payton is a star student and an advocate for young people with health challenges.

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Caitlin’s Story

Caitlin’s Story

Caitlin was diagnosed at the age of three with a central nervous system tumor known as optic pathway glioma behind her left eye. Two years later, the tumor grew and Caitlin was at risk of losing her sight. Her parents sought treatment with the pediatric brain tumor team at Memorial Sloan Kettering, where Caitlin underwent an extensive regimen of chemotherapy.

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