1. Genomic screening helps doctors target girl's cancer

    Genomic screening helps doctors target girl's cancer

    Victoria Thompson, clutching a bag of salt and vinegar potato chips while she watches the TV show "Paw Patrol," is a pint-sized pioneer. She doesn't know it, but this two-year-old girl is part of a national precision medicine trial through MUSC Children's Health for children with high-risk neuroblastoma.

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    1. This child's a trouper, really strong. You'd hardly even know she's sick.
    2. Being a parent, children are the most important thing in your life.
    3. A lot of people have never heard of it.
    4. It's exciting to be able to offer her something new that gives her a better chance of survival, and we haven't seen an increase in side effects, which is key.
    5. She's had six rounds of chemo. She's had a bone marrow transplant. She's had 20 rounds of radiation.
    6. You ask the nurses, and they'll tell you, Victoria is such a strong little girl.
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