More Child Cancer Patients Are Preserving Their Fertility, Hoping Science Will Catch Up

It seemed like the flu.

Three years ago, Tim Brown's 3-year-old granddaughter Evelyn had an upset stomach and a fever.

Symptoms persisted, as did her mother's nagging sense that something was wrong. A blood test led to an ultrasound, which revealed a tumor. She was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare cancer.

"I want her ovaries saved," her mother, a critical care nurse, told the doctor.

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