Honored Kid

Ashley Woltman

Age 18
Ashley Woltman Kid Photo


Glen Ellyn, IL, US


Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

Date of Diagnosis

January 2014


Cancer free

Treated At

Comer Children's Hospital

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My Story

Ashley was diagnosed on January 1, 2014, with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL.) After the initial standard chemo for this type of cancer failed completely, it was discovered that she was battling Philadelphia-like ALL, with a rare mutation known as PDGFRB-EBF1. The prescribed chemo again failed to take her into remission. Finally, after trying yet another chemotherapy drug that is typically used only in adult cancer patients, she reached remission on April 28, 2014. On June 4, 2014, Ashley received a life saving bone marrow transplant from an anonymous donor, whom we have since met.  Without the selfless donation of life saving cells from a wonderful young man named Tom, Ashley would not be here today. Today, Ashley continues to recover from her transplant. Her kidneys were badly damaged from treatment and she will eventually need a kidney transplant.  But in the mean time,  she feels great and is doing really well!  She missed 20 months of school, finally returning in the Fall of 2015.  She just wants to be a kid and live each day to the fullest! Thank you to EVERYONE who is helping to END CHILDHOOD CANCER! Lots of Love to All of You!

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