From Stunning Diagnosis to Unexpected Hope: MEK Inhibitor Proves Amazing for Grace

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Grace Carney was 16 years old when she first began falling. Before long, she was falling every day. It got so bad that she had to rely on other people — family members at home and aides at school — to help her walk.

For Grace, this was the latest in a lifetime of medical setbacks, many of which stem from neurofibromatosis type one (NF1), a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow all over the body, including under the skin and on the nerves.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Seattle Children's , https://pulse.seattlechildrens.org/

Article Written By:  BOB SABLE

Original Article Posted on:  JULY 14, 2020

Link to Original Article:  https://pulse.seattlechildrens.org/from-stunning-diagnosis-to-unexpected-hope-mek-inhibitor-proves-amazing-for-grace/

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