Childhood cancer survivor — now clinical nurse — helps, encourages kids with cancer


Cancer Survivor Helps Children

Childhood Cancer Survivor

Childhood Cancer Survivor

Shelby Robin speaks to her “12-year-old self”

Shelby Robin was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma at age 12. An athletic child, she continued to participate in sports and cheerleading, even after the cancer necessitated the amputation of her left foot.

Now a clinical nurse in the Children’s Cancer Hospital at MD Anderson, Shelby is a featured speaker at the 24th annual Anderson Network Cancer Survivorship Conference Sept. 14-15 at the Omni Westside, 13210 Katy Freeway.