Category Cancer Patient Stories

Service dog changes patient’s way of living

Service dog changes patient’s way of living

After complications from a brain surgery left her right side paralyzed at age 7, Hailey, a Dana-Farber Cancer Institute patient, needed support from her family to stay mobile. As she aged, the dependency on her family, specifically her mother, was…

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Keene and Heeth

An unbreakable brother-sister bond

Keene, 11, and Heeth, 9, were a typical sister and brother pair. Keene found her younger brother annoying at times for being too loud or messy, but she loved him as any big sister does. In February 2021, when Heeth…

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