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Curing a child, preserving a childhood
Meet Rylie, an 8-year old who's winning her battle against cancer thanks to the medical and emotional support she's received at Children's National Hospital.In addition to providing innovative therapies for children with cancer, Children's National offers psychosocial services like child life specialists, psychologists, and music and art therapists -- all funded through philanthropy. To learn how you can support children like Rylie, visit giving.childrensnational.org.
Christopher Melkonian was six years old when he came down with a low-grade fever and diffuse bone pain. Unsure of what was happening, his parents Darlene and David took him to Children’s National Hospital and soon found out that Christopher had acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a type of blood and bone marrow cancer that affects white blood cells.
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