8-year-old boy celebrating after beating stage 4 brain cancer
The 8-year-old underwent surgery to remove the tumors, before being sent to St. Jude’s for follow-up treatment.
“He’s my hero,” his father, Wendell Scott, told TODAY.
While at St. Jude’s, doctors discovered that Cameron had not one disease, but four. It was also at St. Jude’s however, that the hospital’s pioneered gene sequencing of Cameron’s cancer allowed them to begin a targeted and thus more effective treatment.
All told, Cameron endured six months of chemotherapy and radiation, but he stayed strong in the face of adversity.
“I feel amazing now,” Cameron said. “I feel like I’ve been through everything.”
One thing’s for sure, and that’s that Cameron is a fighter!
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