Articles - 2019 - HS - Childhood Cancer

Katie Mitchell is a third-grade student at Antioch Elementary School. In 2013, before she turned 3 years old, Katie was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Katie began two and a half years of treatments, enduring oral and IV chemotherapy and steroids, two surgeries, dozens of procedures where she received chemotherapy injected into her spine, blood and platelet transfusions, 2 PICU admissions, and months and months of hospital stays. Through her toughness and the support of family and friends, Katie is in remission and has won her fight!