Stories of Courage: Our Patients’ Cancer Journeys

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Cory and family with Jignesh Dalal, MD

A Special Connection: Team Approach Helps Autistic Cancer Patient

After months of treatment for 22-year-old Cory Neff’s acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) were unsuccessful, he was transferred to UH Rainbow for specialized care and an innovative immunotherapy treatment.

Amilion celebrates with Dr. Sanjay Ahuja

Clinical Trial Helps Manage Child’s Inherited Bleeding Disorder

Amilion recently lost a tooth and experienced almost no bleeding – a big deal for a kid with a serious bleeding disorder. Learn how Amilion is treated by Dr. Sanjay Ahuja and the Hemostasis and Thrombosis (HTC) team at UH Rainbow.

Morgan Krek

Young Patient's Cancer Care Journey Inspires Her Own Future

High school senior Morgan Krek was initially diagnosed with a bone infection. After she didn’t respond to typical treatment, UH Rainbow doctors continued searching for answers. They discovered a rare type of bone cancer called Ewing’s sarcoma.

Siblings Sheila and Quentin, smiling

Youngster Gets Second Chance at Life with Bone Marrow Transplant

Quentin’s life was threatened by sickle cell disease, an inherited disorder he was diagnosed with at birth. Today, he is cured of the disease, thanks to a bone marrow transplant and subsequent care at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital.

Delaney being interviewed at Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital

Advances in Cancer Research and Treatment Help Girl Fight Leukemia

As a young child, Delaney loved to spend time with horses, but that all changed when she and her family visited Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, where they were told Delaney had Leukemia.

Lauren being interviewed at Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital

Teen Fights Cancer 3 Times with Help from Family, Friends and Care Team

Lauren knows pediatric cancer all too well: she’s been fighting for 13 years. Throughout her battle with pediatric cancer, Lauren has relied heavily on her friends, family and second family – the doctors and hospital staff.

Sam Tippit on the field

Local Man Beats Leukemia for the 2nd Time at Age 23

Chagrin Falls native Sam Tippit was preparing for the opportunity of a lifetime: he was heading to Montana to join a minor league baseball team. But a check-up revealed Sam, already a cancer survivor at age 23, had relapsed.

Gina Cortese

College Student Who Battled a Brain Tumor Is Now Inspired to Help Other Cancer Patients

Gina Cortese was a 20-year-old college student when she first felt a numbness in her left toe. When her leg gave out during class one day, she knew something was very wrong. An MRI revealed Gina had a mass in her brain.

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