Your Patient Hero for Cancer Research
Two-year-old Effy’s mom and dad were helping her put on her pajamas before bed when they noticed a lump on her side.
“We went to the doctor who did blood work,” recalls Effy’s mom, Jennifer. “We then got a call from Packard Children’s that they wanted to see us. We felt confusion, denial, and fear as we drove to Palo Alto, unprepared for what was about to happen. We sat in an exam room while the doctors told us that our 2-year-old had leukemia.”