Honored Kid

Joseph E.

Age 12
Joseph E. Kid Photo


Hampton, TN, US



Date of Diagnosis

October 2013


In maintenance

Treated At

tri-Cities St.Jude

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My Story

We found out in Oct,2013 that our 7 year old son Joseph had a Rare type of cancer and we was sent to St.Jude where we live which is in the Tri-Cities TN area.Then me & Joey had to go to Memphis TN so they could run some test and scan's to find out which type of cancer it was.We spent 2 weeks of tests,blood work and scan's. when they finally did the surgery they got 95% of it out but the other 5 % was still attacked to his spine. Now we go to St.Jude where we live every 3 months for testing and scan's.In April this year they found another dark spot so when we go In Aug. they will do testing and scans to see if it has came back.It was so scary when we found out he had cancer and that it was rare. He has Ganglionureblastoma. 10/30/14 Joey is doing ok.He's all excited about going trick or treating tomorrow! He is gonna be Spider man for Halloween.He's been going every 3 months for scan's and testing on his cancer.So far all of his test came back ok.He go's Nov.13th to St.Jude for CT-Scan,Blood and Urine test

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