Southern Connecticut State University
Jillian’s Journey: Pediatric Cancer Research and Awareness
At 13, Jillian was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). She underwent six months of intensive chemotherapy and about two years of maintenance chemotherapy.
Jillian serves as the Ambassador of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, where she makes monthly visits to the patients.
Jillian has partnered with numerous pediatric cancer organizations in Connecticut, and shares her story at schools and events across the state.