Meet Nick: Rhabdomyosarcoma - Television Commercial

Though he's only a freshman in high school, Nick Reed has quickly become the go-to kid at Akron Children's Hospital when a teen patient is newly diagnosed with cancer. It may be his positive disposition or his willingness to listen and connect with people that continues to make him an inspiration to others every day. In the spring of 2007, Nick was diagnosed with Stage IV Rhabdomyosarcoma, a soft tissue cancer causing a tumor to grow into the end of his femur, or thigh bone.

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