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Cancer is second-leading cause of death in children 15 and younger

September 16th, 2013 9:56 am by Marci Gore-NET News Service

Cancer is second-leading cause of death in children 15 and younger

Kellan Good was 4 when she was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a cancer of the brain. She spent several months at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis while she received chemotherapy and radiation treatments.

John Good says when he first learned his daughter had brain cancer,
it took a while for him to process what the doctors were telling him.

“It didn’t hit me right away. It hit me later and I thought, ‘My child is one of the statistics,’” he said.

John’s wife, Sarah, says something like this only happens to other people’s children, not your own.

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