Honored Kid

Max B

Age 18
Max B Kid Photo


Gaithersburg, MD, US


Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

Date of Diagnosis

March 2005


Cancer free

Treated At

Children's National Medical Center and Children’s National Research Institute (CNRI) MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

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My Story

“Well, that was a good time.” Those were the words Max spoke as we left the hospital after a 10-day stay when he was first diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Despite having endured chemotherapy, spinal taps, bone marrow aspirations, surgery to insert a central line and the start of high dose steroids, our then two-year old son was still able to find a silver lining. Throughout his 3 ½ years of active treatment, Max embraced his battle with Leukemia with an endless amount of courage, acceptance and resiliency. His positive nature and can-do spirit throughout his treatment were true blessings and a testament to his character. Today, Max’s is a thriving boy with an endless amount of energy, He loves all things sports, especially baseball and basketball, and enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He has a great send of humor and loves bacon, pizza and chocolate!

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