Honored Kid

Gabriel M.

Age 9
Gabriel M. Kid Photo


Westchester, IL, US


Brain or spinal cord tumor

Date of Diagnosis

April 2019


No evidence of disease

Treated At

Advocate Children's Hospital - Oak Lawn

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My Story

My name is Gabriel. In April of 2019, I was diagnosed with a medulloblastoma, a kind of tumor that was growing on my brain. I was in the hospital for three months because the tumor affected the left side of my body. I had to learn how to talk, walk and use my arm again. I started third grade this year. I still go to PT and OT and speech to make my body stronger.  I go to the hospital every few months for tests and checkups. This is a lot of hard work for me and my family, and we appreciate what you are doing to help kids like me! Thank you for supporting me and the more than 300,000 kids worldwide who will be diagnosed with cancer this year. By sharing the gifts of your time, talent and money with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, you're supporting research to give all kids with cancer a better chance for a cure.

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Who's Honoring Me

Help kids take childhood back from cancer — support lifesaving cancer research today.

Children who are fighting or have fought cancer inspire others to be part of the Foundation's mission — to support the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives.

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