Seven-year-old Avery Harriman, son of Nebraska Huskers assistant coach Chris Harriman, received some good news after nearly a month of intense chemotherapy
Avery, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at age 2, was in the middle of his third battle with cancer when doctors told him he could finally go home. His father shared the good news on Facebook, where thousands of people offered their support.
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia attacks the immune system by overproducing cancerous white blood cells, which form in a patient’s bone marrow, and inhibit healthy cells from growing. It is one of the most common childhood cancers. Read more…
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