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Meet Aisley

Diagnosed with a life-threatening brain tumor when she was three years old, Aisley is thriving today after being treated at the hospital with the most experience caring for kids with brain tumors – Seattle Children’s.

Quotation markFrom the moment kids arrive for care, we see them as cancer survivors."

Dr. Sarah Leary, medical director of Seattle Children’s Brain Tumor Program

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Quotation markHaving a child with a brain tumor is always scary, but our surgical team knows how to treat the rarest tumor types and the most complex operations.”

Dr. Amy Lee, division chief, neurosurgery

Left quotation markYou won’t find a better brain tumor team than Seattle Children’s. Not only are they the best in terms of their medical expertise, but they are also the best in supporting patients and prioritizing the whole family.”

— Cari, Aisley’s mom

Quotation markIf Aisley had not been treated at Seattle Children’s, I don’t know if she would be here today. This is the only hospital in the region with the technology necessary to support a child through the intense therapy she needed to survive.”

— Dr. Leary

Left quaotation markAisley always felt like she was on top of the world because everybody at Seattle Children’s made her feel like she was the greatest kid ever.”

— Cari, Aisley’s mom

A girl in a bike helmet rides a bike in front of her family

Care for the Whole Family

Aisley's family faced many challenges during her treatment, including living on a reduced income and being separated at times during the COVID-19 pandemic. While Seattle Children’s social workers helped with the family's financial needs, child life specialists kept Aisley laughing and smiling while she was in the hospital.

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