Child cancer patient freezes ovarian tissue
February 12, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — At 8 years old and with leukemia, Jhayliegh Rosales is years away from thinking about having her first baby.
When the ebullient second-grader checked into Children's Mercy Hospital recently in preparation for a bone marrow transplant, she'd placed a pink cap over where her brown hair used to be. In brave declaration of her future, she wore a T-shirt printed with "WATCH ME WIN" as she rolled through the hospital's halls, balancing inside a new pair of silver high-top sneakers embedded with wheels like roller skates.
"She just got those," said her father Daniel Rosa...