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Oklahoma children's hospital holds cancer survivor clinics


January 14, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Olivia Whaley has very little memory of being treated for leukemia, but continued trouble with her right leg is evidence of what she survived.

Whaley, 15, was diagnosed when she was three. Even though her cancer has been in remission for 10 years, she still makes annual trips with her parents from their home in Marlow to Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center, the Oklahoman reported .

The cancer was discovered after Whaley had unremitting pain in her thigh bone. Chemotherapy treatments cleared the cancer, but she needed bone cement and a metal rod to support the bone,...

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