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Meet Our Hero, Jessica

Dec 28, 2021 | Hero

HOMETOWN: LINCOLN, NE

DIAGNOSIS: CHOROID PLEXUS CARCINOMA

DATE OF DIAGNOSIS: 1999

CURRENT STATUS: STABLE

 

In 1999, Jessica Petty was diagnosed with brain cancer at just 14-months old and battled through two brain surgeries. Remarkably, she started college at Hastings College in 2016. Since then, she has had to undergo an additional surgery due to hydrocephalus and is currently living in Lincoln.

To make a donation to fund childhood brain cancer research in honor of Jessica, click the red donate button at the top of the page.