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Lead-lined Room for Treatment of Rare Childhood Cancer Opens in Charlotte

By Yen Duong It’s hard enough being a parent of a child with cancer—traveling for treatment can worsen the ordeal. Erin Santos remembers three weeklong trips from Charlotte to Philadelphia for a special treatment, called MIBG (metaiodobenzylguanidine) therapy, which extended her daughter Isabella’s life by 10 months. “[We] had no visitors so when she was […]