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24 Pediatric Patient Stories found
Kurt MacDonald, Norma Wollner, and Michael La Quaglia

Once a Patient, Now a Nurse: Kurt’s Story

Kurt MacDonald was diagnosed with a malignant germ cell tumor in 1995, when he was just 2 months old. After two surgeries and chemotherapy, Kurt was cancer free by age 2. Today, he is a pediatric nurse.

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Memorial Sloan Kettering osteosarcoma patient Grace Franzese outside her dorm at Wake Forest University in North Carolina.

Grace's Story

Meet Grace: She beat osteosarcoma, got a near-perfect score on her SATs and earned a full scholarship to her dream college, Wake Forest University.

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