11-Year-Old Lymphoma Survivor Meets Baseball Heroes


Lymphoma is a blood cancer that affects the lymphatic system. White blood cells called lymphocytes abnormally reproduce and grow, and healthy cells die leaving more space for new lymphoma cancer cells. There are several types of lymphoma, each with different features that impact not only diagnosis and treatment of the disease, but also its signs.

Learn more about the Coaches vs. Cancer project and meet 14 cancer survivors who teamed up with two NCAA coaches.

In this Steiner Sports video, 11-year-old Quinton gets to meet some of his baseball heroes thanks to a Light the Night event hosted by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Quinton, diagnosed with stage 3 lymphoblastic lymphoma at the age of 7, is now in remission.

Discover more about caring for a child with blood cancer. 

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