Video Series: Our Team
Health Topics: Cancer
Lindsay is an oncologist at Children's National who specializes in brain tumors.
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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On a cold winter day, Christina Worrell stopped at Helene Fritschi’s house to make an announcement. Christina would be entering The Cookie Challenge baking competition on behalf of Helene’s son, Kyle, who had been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. If Christina’s team won, she would donate all proceeds to Children’s National, where Kyle was being treated.
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 Health System.
Dr. Greenberg is a well-known specialist in Hematology and Oncology at Children's National.
Cancer had act one. Isabel received the encore.
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