Drew, who finished treatment in 2016, will be in second grade this fall. he just took part in an innovation summer camp, where he learned how to pitch a business idea. “we’re thankful for the people who support st. jude,” drew’s mom said. “they’re helping save the lives of children around the world.”
Look at all these awards! despite missing her entire pre-k year because of cancer treatment, st. jude patient azalea was able to go home cancer-free and still achieve academic excellence in kindergarten.
When kiki finished chemotherapy recently, his family and care team celebrated with a no more chemo party. “st. jude is a slice of heaven,” kiki’s mom said. kiki plans to spend his summer playing basketball and soccer.
When st. jude patient iris finished treatment for a non-cancerous brain tumor in 2017, her bond with her horse pinto only grew stronger. “pinto has been a wonderful coping mechanism for iris,” her mom says.
St. jude patient santiago loves to talk and dance. when he grows up, he's not sure whether he'll be a doctor or a pirate. “we’ve felt at home since the first day,” santiago's mom says. “our doctors told us we would feel at home, and that’s exactly what happened.”
Kinsley started chemotherapy at 4 months old for stage 4, intermediate risk neuroblastoma. even before she could sit up on her own, she was getting wagon rides through the hallways of st. jude, pulled by her big brother cayden. she still loves her wagon rides, but now she’s cancer-free.