Coralyn was diagnosed on May 14, 2016 following her three year well check. Everything went fine, but she had been running a fever and looked a little pale. Dr. Martin decided to do a finger prick test to be safe. From those results, Coralyn had her first blood draw and at 4:54 PM that day I received a phone call to go to Radys immediately and her blood count numbers look like Leukemia. Coralyn was admitted into the hospital the night of May 12, 2016 and the following day she had bone marrow biopsy and a spinal tap with chemotherapy to be on the safe side in case they found that she did indeed have Leukemia because it needs to be treated right away. Coralyn was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. She is considered standard risk since finishing Induction where the doctors were able to have her in remission with zero residual disease. From that point the doctor explained to us that she will have a two year and one month treatment roadmap. The next phase was called Intensification. Coralyn received an oral chemotherapy every day and once a week had to go to the hospital to get a lumbar puncture for chemo and also have chemo through the port in her chest. This phase was hard on Coralyn, but it helped that she was able to get off the steroids. Coralyn then went to Interim Maintenance. This phase has been nice for her because she only had to have two lumbar punctures and chemotherapy every 10 days. It was a nice break from the intense schedule of treatments she had since her diagnosis. Tomorrow Coralyn will be getting her blood drawn to see if her blood counts are high enough to start Delayed Intensification on Tuesday. If she is able to move on to the next phase, she will have another lumbar puncture with chemotherapy and she will also receive chemo through her port. The following phase was Delayed Intensification, her treatments were more intense as far as chemotherapy and she was on steroids again one week on / one week off intervals. She lost most of her hair in two days. Coralyn went through Interim Maintenance 2 and is now in Maintenance. In this phase she receives oral chemo everyday for eighteen months, which will end on July 18, 2018. She receives chemotherapy through the port in her chest every month and every third month she gets chemo in her spine via lumbar puncture. Coralyn has a long way to go and truly benefits from lots of love and support shown to her. Thank you very much for allowing us to share Coralyn’s story.