Amazing Allison: A young 'pioneer' and the Boston doctors who saved her

March 21, 2016

brain tumor patient Allison

WBZ-TV anchor Lisa Hughes reports on a young brain tumor patient who became the first child on a targeted therapy trial for an adult skin cancer. Allison's tumors had stopped responding to treatment, but two months after starting the precision medicine, her tumors disappeared.

View the story. Learn more about Allison at ABC News and on Boston Children's Thriving blog and Dana-Farber's Insight blog.

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