Leading the search for a cure

October 4, 2010

In September 2009, Newcastle resident and Maywood Middle School sixth-grader Sara Flash got sick and just would not get better. Doctors tried a variety of antibiotics to treat what they thought to be an ear infection, and then pneumonia.

Weeks after first becoming sick, Sara was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and was at Seattle Children’s for chemotherapy.

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