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Pro golfer has new perspective after son’s cancer battle

Jacob Senden, son of PGA Tour golfer John Senden, was diagnosed with an aggressive, malignant brain tumor in April 2017. Then 13, Jacob was rushed to our Dallas campus where he was told he had two hours to live. After six months of chemotherapy and six weeks of radiation, Jacob’s care team was able to reduce his tumor from the size of a golf ball to smaller than a pea. Today, Jacob visits Children’s Health every three months to ensure his tumor isn’t growing, and he is doing well. The Senden family is grateful for the care Jacob continues to receive and has become dedicated supporters of the Children’s Medical Center Foundation and Play Yellow.

“God bless all the medical staff at Children’ Health who saved Jacob’s life.” – John Senden, Professional golfer

Click here to watch the WFAA news story featuring Jacob’s perseverance, and wait until you see one of Jacob’s incredible talents!