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Childhood Cancer

These Powerful Photos Show What ‘Defeating' Cancer Really Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.30.2016 | Healthy Living

WebMD wasn't a research option when Ivy Brown was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in 1974, so her mother looked up her 12-year-old daughter's condit...

When Treatment Makes Kids Feel Sicker Than The Illness Itself, This Program Offers Healing, Nutritious Bites

NationSwell | Posted 06.29.2016 | Impact
NationSwell

Danielle Cook's oldest son was only 11 years old when he was diagnosed with stage three Hodgkin's lymphoma, a type of cancer that affects the immune s...

When a Child Has Cancer

Melanie Bishop | Posted 06.26.2016 | Books
Melanie Bishop

The words child and chemo should not be uttered in the same sentence; yet any memoir written by a father about his five-year-old daughter's cancer is ...

Best Dad Ever Gets Son’s Scar From Cancer Tattooed In Same Place

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 06.27.2016 | Good News

A father got the mother of all tattoos. In an effort to boost his son's self-esteem, Josh Marshall got a tattoo that matches his son's scar from surge...

I Didn't Recognize My Daughter's Best Friends

Mark Myers | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark Myers

My mind reeled and my feet were frozen to the promenade beneath me because I had no idea who she was. I should have known her instantly. She was one of Kylie's classmates and a friend since the first grade. Still, her name escaped me -- a fact that rocked me to my core.

Eli Manning Shares Favorite Moment from Annual Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation Golf Tournament

Karen Hart | Posted 05.15.2016 | Sports
Karen Hart

The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation, the nonprofit of former NY Giants Coach Tom Coughlin, is gearing up to host its 21st annual golf tournament on May 22nd and 23rd in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL at the renowned TPC Sawgrass.

These College Kids Are Fighting Childhood Cancer Through Dance

HooplaHa | Posted 05.11.2016 | Good News
HooplaHa

NOVAdance is a year-long fundraising effort culminating in a 12-hour dance marathon each Spring at Villanova University in Pennsylvania. It was started in 2014, raising over $68,000 for cancer research and helping families affected by cancer.

The Nurse We Needed

Jay Scott | Posted 05.10.2016 | Impact
Jay Scott

Alex Scott, with her brother, Joey. During my daughter Alex's treatment for neuroblastoma, we had so many wonderful experiences with nurses that...

What Motherhood Means To Me, One Year After Losing My Son

Jenny Mosier | Posted 05.06.2016 | Parents
Jenny Mosier

Photo by Bruce Engle. On Mother's Day last year, I sat on my bed, awaiting the surprise gifts my children were so excited to share. My daughter pr...

A Taxi to There

Mark Myers | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark Myers

"Oh, you can't go back. Back is to the pain. Back is where life broke things. What you knew before the pain is gone and 'back there' is no place you want to be. You want to go 'there,' not 'back there.'"

The Philosophy of Fish

Elea Acheson | Posted 04.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Elea Acheson

I mounted my bicycle, turned my face to the rising sun, hopeful that the road ahead would lead to love.

Providing Better Data On The Burden Of Childhood Cancer In LMICs

SickKids Centre for Global Child Health | Posted 04.19.2016 | Impact
SickKids Centre for Global Child Health

By Dr. Sumit Gupta and Dr. Shaun Morris The significant progress that has been made in treating pediatric cancer is rightly celebrated: over 80% of c...

Two Stops, One Message. Hope.

Marshall Stanger | Posted 04.18.2016 | Impact
Marshall Stanger

Somewhere, right now, there is a family packing up the car to drive to St. Jude. Their world has been turned upside down and their child is hurting.

Amazing Things

Jay Scott | Posted 04.12.2016 | Impact
Jay Scott

I like amazing things. They inspire and motivate me every day. I try very hard to witness amazing things every day. Don't think it is possible? I do.

Cancer and the Changing Stages of Hope

Jacqueline Dooley | Posted 04.11.2016 | Parents
Jacqueline Dooley

My 14-year-old daughter has lived with cancer her entire adolescence. Diagnosed at 11, she's weathered the storm of puberty and her changing body under the oppression of this disease. This past Friday, she had a very bad scan.

5 Things I Learned About Life From My First Dance Marathon

Sriven Kadiyala | Posted 04.11.2016 | College
Sriven Kadiyala

Life tends to piss us off. Our cars breakdown, leading us to be late for work. We breakup with our partners, because we fall out of love. We hate the...

Running for a Reason: Why I'm Rocking and Rolling in Nashville

Marshall Stanger | Posted 03.31.2016 | Impact
Marshall Stanger

On the morning of April 30, 2016 I'll be standing among 30,000 people in downtown Nashville, as we prepare to race various distances as part of the St. Jude Rock N' Roll Nashville Marathon and Half-Marathon. It's an incredible sight to see all of those people packing the streets of downtown Nashville, with seemingly no square foot of concrete left uncovered.

Childhood Cancer - How You Can Help

Dawn Hafner | Posted 03.04.2016 | Parents
Dawn Hafner

Children's cancer is just something we don't like to think about or talk about. It's too painful. Too ugly. Too scary. You know how it feels as a par...

Forty-Four (and Other Brutal Numbers Associated With Childhood Cancer)

Jacqueline Dooley | Posted 02.25.2016 | Parents
Jacqueline Dooley

Gold ribbons remind me of one maddening fact: childhood cancer research is grossly underfunded.

Creating Meaning From the Unthinkable

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 02.23.2016 | Impact
Deborah J. Cornwall

The Strongs are making sure that Oliver's death will make a difference for other families. Saying "Enough!" and taking action furthers their own healing and moves us all closer to a world in which no parent will have to lose a child to cancer.

10 Things You Should Know About CanTeen's Road Trip: Inaugural Australasian Youth Cancer Summit

Emily Drake | Posted 02.19.2016 | Teen
Emily Drake

Part 1 of the AYA: Australia Series If you weren't following @RoadTripAus15 or #RoadTrip15 in December, then you were missing out on hearing about th...

Cancer Reveals the Light Between Us

Lisa Pullen Kent | Posted 02.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lisa Pullen Kent

Newly shorn, the women huddle close, their arms wrapped around each other. Exhilarated by the fulfillment of their conquest, they laugh while weeping and can't resist reaching out to rub each other's heads in disbelief, the weight of all their hair, gone.

What to Say When There Is Nothing to Say

Mark Myers | Posted 02.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark Myers

Not a word was spoken and I promptly fell apart in his embrace. I cried like I had never cried in my life. He just held on for the ride. What my friend Steve gave me that day was the very essence of what to say when there is nothing to say:

Dear Normal Parents: A Letter From A Chemo Mom

Kathleen Brown-Blake | Posted 02.08.2016 | Parents
Kathleen Brown-Blake

This broken, worry-filled, medication-laden life is my normal. And I just want to feel normal in a normal world. And you, my dear friend, some laughter and mundane conversation, and a deep cup of coffee can make that happen.

Connecting People and Events to Fight Childhood Cancer

Jay Scott | Posted 02.08.2016 | Impact
Jay Scott

The Scott family at the 10th Annual Lemon Ball Events are at the core of what we do at Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and our fight against child...