Child Cancer Survivor Shares Story with CBS 8 News
Every year thousands of children across the country fall victim to cancer. The illness remains the leading cause of death by disease for children under the age of 15. This month is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. A time to remember those lives taken too soon, those fighting the disease, and those who overcame it.
Many children in the River Region have been diagnosed with cancer, and many times the outcome isn't always what we want to hear. CBS 8 News sat down with one Montgomery family that faced the disease and heard how Cami Phillips battled cancer.
On the surface, Cami Phillips is like any other 12-year-old. A honor roll student., an athlete, a sister and daughter. You would never know what she's faced.
Phillips says her experiences have inspired her to become a nurse.