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Primitive Myxoid Mesenchymal Tumor of Infancy (PMMTI)

Primitive myxoid mesenchymal tumor of infancy (PMMTI) is an extremely rare soft tissue tumor. PMMTI has only been reported a handful of times and occurs in very early infancy (under 6 months old).

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When Lilly faced surgery after relapsing, her family made the decision to donate extra tumor tissue to research instead of throwing it away. 

“We hope that Lilly’s neuroblastoma tumor can be some small part of helping other children who... more
Every day, everywhere, children are diagnosed with cancer. Right now, children are in hospitals receiving frontline treatment following a diagnosis. Other children are beginning a clinical trial following a relapse. Still others face long-... more
Last year, we shared the story of 14-year-old Eden Green, who loves to take photos and dance. Eden was in treatment for a form of childhood cancer so rare, that doctors did not have a clinical name for it. After 4 months of treatment on a... more