Patient Stories

Patient_Story_Cameron_HemOnc.jpgCameron

In sixth grade, Cameron was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer that occurs primarily in children. But he didn’t let that slow him down. “He helps other kids going through what he went through, and to see that there’s life on the other side of treatment,” says Michael Isakoff, MD.

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Patient_Story_Daniela_HemOnc.jpgDaniela

Daniela had a life-threatening condition that was caught in the nick of time. “It’s like we have a new kid,” says her father, Dan. “She has basically caught back up to other kids her age even though she has this condition.”

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Ethan2.jpgEthan

Jessica rushed her then-15-month-old son Ethan to Connecticut Children's, where doctors discovered a cancerous tumor. "After what felt like the 10 longest days of our lives, Ethan was discharged from Connecticut Children’s with his right kidney and tumor removed," says Jessica. "To this day he remains cancer-free!"

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Patient_Story_NicoleCorine_HemOnc.jpgNicole & Corine

“We’ve been in and out of the hospital since my girls were babies,” says Evon, mother of Nicole and Corine, both of whom suffer from sickle cell disease. “Nobody wants to be in the hospital or to have children in the hospital, but we feel so at home here. That makes everything a lot easier.”

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