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Jackson Dundon's story


Jackson was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor at two years old. Now, he is healthy and thriving thanks to the experts at Children's National. Read his story.

About the Expert

Brian Rood

Brian Rood, MD Director, Clinical Neuro-Oncology
Medical Director, Brain Tumor Institute
Neuro-Oncologist
Oncologist

Roger Packer

Roger Packer, MD Senior Vice President, Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine
Director, Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Institute
Director, Brain Tumor Institute

Isabel's Story

Isabel sitting on bed

Daniela and Steven knew something wasn’t right when their 4-year-old daughter, Isabel seemed to have uncharacteristically low energy at her grandparents’ 50th anniversary party. After advice from urgent care, Isabel's parents took her to Children's National where Shana Jacobs, M.D. diagnosed and began treatment for Burkitt lymphoma, a rare and extremely aggressive form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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