Taylor Benson's Story
Taylor Benson: Living with Leukemia
In March 2010, Taylor had very swollen lymph nodes in his neck. His pediatrician
thought it was an infection and referred him to Children's Hospital.
A few days before his biopsy at Children's Hospital, his fever spiked.
After some testing, Ray Pais, M.D., did a bone marrow biopsy. Taylor was
diagnosed with leukemia in June 2010 when he was 3 years old. He immediately
started chemo and is now in remission.
Taylor enjoys the crafts and playing with iPads. "We have to come
to the Emergency Department every time he has a fever; we've been
here on Christmas," Taylor's mom said. "The nurses remember
us. They know his sensitivities and know