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A Brave Battle
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ebecca Lilly fought a cruel disease: an aggressive brain tumor. The Takoma Park teenager had surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Then, in 1995, she became the first child ever treated with gene therapy for brain cancer. The Post chronicled her struggle.

Stories by Don Colburn
Photographs by James A. Parcell
The Washington Post

Rebecca photo

The Rebecca Lilly Series
Section One

A Bold
Gamble

Section Two

A Setback

Section Three

Confusing Choices

Section Four

Chemical Warfare

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Section Five

Still
Dancing

Section One

In God's
Hands

Section One

In
Memory