in remission since: 2011
cure for lymphoma caused his leukemia
After two years of intensive chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma, five-year-old Alex was officially cancer free. But, a week after his sixth birthday, Alex began experiencing night sweats and bruising. After going to the hospital and undergoing many tests, Alex and his family learned the chemotherapy he received to treat his lymphoma had caused a genetic mutation. Alex had cancer, again.