A serious health condition may make you feel like you’re all alone. But you’re not. Over the years, many of our patients have shared their stories with us at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance so that we may share them with you.
Rachel Dixon holds her son Ezra, who was born with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID). SCID affects about one in every 50,000 babies born in the U.S. After having a lifesaving bone marrow transplant from his brother Judah, Ezra is doing well.
When Danel Lawrence was hospitalized for months at age 15 with leukemia, friends wallpapered his hospital room with homemade posters of Britney Spears, made him 2,000 origami cranes and visited every day just to hang out.
Jonathan Barbee was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) when he was just two years old.
Born with sickle cell disease, Tola Oriade received a curative bone marrow transplant at age eight and has been disease-free ever since.