Survivor Spotlightlight - Archive

Meet Dr. Greg Aune

Dr. Greg Aune was born in eastern Washington state and grew up on a wheat farm. At age 16, he was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. After a year of chemotherapy and radiation treatments, Dr. Aune and was cured. His cancer experience led Dr. Aune down a path to becoming a pediatric oncologist and physician scientist.

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Meet Samantha Loos-Polk

Samantha Loos-Polk is an oncology nurse at Texas Children’s Hospital, but the journey she took to get here was an incredible one.

It all started nearly 10 years ago. Loos-Polk said, "I was a secondary black belt, around 12 years old at the time. I was going into Junior Olympics." But a back injury prevented her from fulfilling that dream. It was around the same time that she began feeling unusually tired and noticed random red marks on her arms and bruises on her legs.

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