A.J.'s cancer continued to spread even with treatment. Because he was too weak for surgery, Miranda Bailey suggested genome mapping to make a targeted therapy to treat him. However, the hospital denied their request to have A.J.'s genome mapped by a lab, Arizona said that they'd wait a day for him to improve and then operate, but Dr. Bailey encouraged Ike to take his son elsewhere for the treatment.
His son, A.J., has cancer. Chemo and radiation had not been effective treatments.