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21 Pediatric Patient Stories found

MSK patient Emma Giancaterino

What It's Like to Be a College Student with Cancer: Emma's Story

Emma Giancaterino was planning to travel the globe when she was diagnosed with a rare form of sarcoma. She came to Memorial Sloan Kettering for help and made connections through MSK’s Teen and Young Adult Program. Now, Emma is healthy and thriving as a college student.

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Sarah Heyne

Sarah’s Story

After complaining of pain and swollen glands in her neck, nine-year-old Sarah was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal carcinoma, a very rare cancer in children that begins in the upper part of the throat behind the nose. She came to Memorial Sloan Kettering for treatment with a combination of chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

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