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Dying 5-Year-Old Boy Wants Christmas Cards

Noah Biorkman is a 5-year-old boy who is losing his 2 1/2 year battle with Neuroblastoma Cancer. Noah loves Christmas cards but he won’t live to see Christmas this year.

In February 2007 Noah was diagnosed with Stage IV Neuroblastoma Cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, Neuroblatoma Cancer is a form of cancer that starts in certain types of very primitive developing nerve cells found in an embryo or fetus. This type of cancer occurs in infants and young children and is rarely found in children that are older than 10 years.

Noah went into remission in August 2007 but relapsed in September 2008. Despite going through six different trials, the cancer has continued to spread.

The Biorkman family is celebrating Christmas this weekend. Diana Harrison Biorkman, Noah’s mother, has appealed for Christmas cards for her son. There are two addresses you can send them to.

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