‘She’s a Fighter’: Abby Stays Strong After Her Bone Marrow Transplant [VIDEO]

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
June 5, 2016

Today is National Cancer Survivors Day, and we’re bringing you an update on one incredible 9-year-old: Abby. (You might remember her from this video.) Abby’s cancer free today, but for the past year, she’s been battling complications of the bone marrow transplant that saved her life.

Watch the new video to see why cancer free doesn’t mean trouble free.

“The St. Baldrick’s Foundation gives me so much hope that if Abby’s cancer comes back, we can take it head on and there are options,” Abby’s mom, Patty, said. “And there are researchers constantly working and trying to find cures … and just helping children live.”

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