Honored Kid

Isla L.

Age 10
Isla L. Kid Photo


Woodbridge, VA, US



Date of Diagnosis

July 2014


In maintenance

Treated At

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Children's National Medical Center and Children’s National Research Institute (CNRI) Inova Fairfax Hospital

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My Story

"Isla the Fierce" was diagnosed July 31, 2014, at almost 15 months old with stage 4, high risk, neuroblastoma. She has received 9 rounds of chemotherapy, numerous surgeries, one being an 11 hour tumor removal, an injected radiation therapy, 27 doses of radiation under anesthesia, countless sedated scans and over 60 bone marrow biopsies, and 9 rounds of a very painful antibody therapy. She is currently on a neuroblastoma vaccine trial, which is a series of injection, in hopes to prevent relapse. She has done all of this with a big smile and in February 2016 she has finally officially achieved clear scans! She is such a warrior! Neuroblastoma has a very high relapse rate, so her medical team at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, plan to continue treatment for at least another year to prevent relapse. In May she turned 3 years old going on 60. :) She is a chatterbox, a mama's girl, her 4-year-old brother, Elliot's best friend, and she loves to sing and dance. She loves Brussels sprouts, olives, christmas carols, ballet, cooking, and playing Mommy with her dolls. She also likes shopkins, girl super heros, minnie mouse, disney princesses, and hello kitty. She aspires to be a doctor, a stand up comedian, to sing and dance on a stage, and to be "a old lady". To follow Isla's journey please visit https://m.facebook.com/IslatheFierce/

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