Tag: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Princess Olivia’s Magical Adventure

May 2014

“Olivia’s dream came true” In the middle of 2009, Wish Kid Olivia spiked a fever of over 103 degrees. Olivia had always been a healthy child, so her parents became extremely concerned. At the doctor’s office, the 2-year-old underwent blood work, x-rays and a variety of tests that all came back inconclusive. It wasn’t until […]

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Weston Received an Alienware Gaming Laptop!

October 2013

“Thank you so much Kids Wish Network!” In April of 2013, Weston started having unexplainable aches and pains throughout his body. The pain started increasing making it impossible for him to walk. By the end of May he started experiencing excruciating pain in his jaw, so much so that he could not eat. He went […]

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I Met the Disney Princesses!

August 2012

Name: Makenleigh Age: 6 State: MO One day, Makenleigh developed a mysterious pain in her leg and her parents took her to the doctor. Thinking it was just a sprained ankle, she was given a walker and sent home, but the pain did not go away. In fact, Makenleigh started to develop new symptoms, including vomiting, […]

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Marisa catches the fever at “Catching Fire”

November 2011

“Marisa loved meeting the cast of her favorite novels and award-winning movies.” Marisa was diagnosed with both acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) in 2011. Having both life-threatening conditions is a very rare occurrence, and Marisa started treatment immediately. In October of 2011, she underwent her first bone marrow transplant then began […]

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I Met Woody and Buzz Lightyear!

November 2011

Name: John Age: 5 State: OH John has acute lymphoblastic leukemia, which is cancer of the white blood cells. After his diagnosis in May, John has endured weekly chemotherapy treatments and will continue to do so for three years. Unfortunately, though his body is responding well to the treatments, it is taking a toll on […]

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Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

June 2011

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, also known as ALL, is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. ALL affects immature blood cells and spreads rapidly attacking the body’s white blood cells. While adults can be diagnosed with ALL, it is most commonly found in children. Although no cancer is predictable, ALL is the most common type […]

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My Theme Park Wish was Awesome!

October 2010

Name: Samson Age: 18 State: OR Samson is a happy teenager who listens to as much rock and roll as he possibly can.  He loves motorcycles and enjoys playing video games in his spare time.  But when Samson was diagnosed with a cancer of the blood, he traded in his video games and motorcycle rides […]

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