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Jordyn has often been spotted in treatment rooms holding hands with other children having IV lines placed for support. Tender moments like these make you realize Jordyn's battle with embroynal rhabdomyosarcoma cancer has taught her compassion and empathy.
In 2010 doctors discovered a large tumor in Jordyn's left cheek, sinus cavity, around both optic nerves and spreading to her lungs. They immediately began an intense treatment plan. It was both impressive and heart-wrenching that 3-year-old Jordyn could hook up her own feeding tubes, administer her own meds and even inject nightly shots.
The effects from Jordyn's cancer and treatment are substantial—including burn scars from radiation, blindness, hearing loss and a malfunctioning thyroid—but she has an amazing outlook on life. Jordyn has been in complete remission for more than a year and continues to hope for clear scans that will increase the long-term survival rate for her type of cancer.