Honored Kid

Micah P.

Age 6
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Location

San Antonio, TX, US

Diagnosis

Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH)

Date of Diagnosis

April 2016

Status

In remission

Treated At

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital

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My Story

In November of 2015 we noticed Micah had a little bump on the left side of his chin, we assumed he had fallen and that had been the result. In march of 2016 when the bump never went away we decided to take him to have it scanned by a specialist, our worst fear was confirmed that day. He was diagnosed with LCH in his jaw, what we thought had been a bump was actually a hole due to the cancer eating away at the bone. Chemo therapy and heavy doses of steroids started in April of 2016 and hopefully in April of 2017 he is expected to be in remission.

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