Julia was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia when she was 16. Three years later, she is now cancer free and had a blast acting alongside Samuel L. Jackson in this St. Baldrick’s ‐ Stand Up To Cancer Public Service Announcement.
Survival rates for young adults who are diagnosed with cancer at ages 15 through 39 have seen little to no improvement for decades. You can help change this.
St. Baldrick’s Honored Kids Featured in the PSA: Julia Hernandez (19, acute myeloid leukemia, cancer free), Will Doyle (15, pleuropulmonary blastoma, cancer free), Aidan Sears (11, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, cancer free), and Avery Driscoll (10, pilocytic astrocytoma, stable).