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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 Director, Clinical Neuro-Oncology
Medical Director, Brain Tumor Institute
Oncologist

Roger Packer

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

Christopher's Story

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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 Health System 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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