Galloway Girl, 8, Beats Rare Cancer

Helena DuntleyMay 14, 2013 (Shore News Today) GALLOWAY – A little more than a year ago, members of the Duntley family here had no idea that one year hence they would be fundraising and preparing to participate in the 2013 Philadelphia CureSearch Walk.

Last year at this time, Helena Duntley was excited about the upcoming daddy-daughter dance she would be attending at school with her father, Joshua Duntley, a professor in the Criminal Justice Department at Richard Stockton College.

But exactly one week after that dance, lives were changed when seven-year-old Helena was diagnosed with a rare childhood cancer.

She was diagnosed with Stage 3 Wilm's tumor last June.

Helena’s tumor, her right kidney and a small portion of her liver had to be removed.

She then underwent both radiation and chemotherapy treatment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The treatments extended through this January.

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Christine Bork
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