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By Eric Adler
Kansas City Star 

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...



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