Second grader fights stage 3 cancer

Seven-year-old Madilyn "Maddie" Engel began chemotherapy treatments last week to fight Burkitt's lymphoma, a fast-growing cancer.

WEM second grader Madilyn "Maddie" Engel, daughter of Nick and Abby Engel of Elysian, has been diagnosed with Stage 3 Burkitt's Lymphoma, a fast-growing form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in which cancer starts in immune cells. She is currently receiving treatments at the Mayo Clinic. For more on Maddie's battle check out the Dec. 14 edition of the LIFE/Enterprise.