{meet} Justine

Fort Mill, SC

“I have hope for the future...

In September 2010, Justine was a healthy 12 year old girl, going to Kung Fu practice. Suddenly, she developed back and head pain, and her health deteriorated quickly. Within two days of being admitted to Levine Children’s Hospital, Justine was diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (A.L.L.), a blood cancer that affects bone marrow, blood and the lymphatic system. The aggressive nature of the cancer required an equally aggressive course of treatment. From September 2010 to January 2012, Justine received over 200 doses of chemotherapy, 55 blood and platelet transfusions, 6 bone marrow aspirations and 20 lumbar punctures. She has lost her hair twice, and has endured steroid-induced diabetes, blood clots, allergic reactions to blood and platelets, and osteonecrosis (bone death) in all of her weight bearing joints.

Justine is a Junior Black Belt in Kung Fu and also loves swimming. She has been part of her local swim team for the past six years, and even swam in three meets and served as a junior swim coach while undergoing chemotherapy. 

Justine and her family are grateful to local donors like you, who supply the blood products she needs to continue her battle against cancer.

CBCC is the primary blood supplier to the region’s patients and hospitals.

Every Drop Stays Here. Saving Local Lives.

Thanks to local donors like you.”

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