Honored Kid

Jackson F.

Age 17
Jackson F. Kid Photo

Location

Seattle, WA, US

Diagnosis

Malignant rhabdoid tumor of the kidney

Date of Diagnosis

September 2005

Status

Cancer free

Treated At

Seattle Children's Hospital

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My Story

Jackson was diagnosed with Malignant Rhabdoid Tumor of the Kidney when he was 15 months old.  Between surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation, his body took a beating. Fast forward 15 years and Jackson is cancer-free. He is incredibly lucky! Unfortunately, treatment came at a cost and he now faces long-term issues. Chemotherapy damaged his heart, lone kidney, and adult teeth. Radiation and surgery caused significant scar tissue that impacts his intestines and spine. 

Despite it all, Jackson is a kind, joy-filled 17-year old who loves ultimate Frisbee, sports statistics, learning about animals, playing video games, and spending time with friends. THANK YOU to every St. Baldrick's supporter!  Your time, effort, and donations are making a difference in the quest to find less toxic treatments and cures for children battling cancer. Thank you for joining Jackson in this fight.

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