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Children With Cancer

I Carry the Weight of Other People's Sick Children

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 09.15.2016 | Parents
Galina Nemirovsky

The IV bag hangs from a plastic seahorse suspended on a steel pole. A life-saving poison slowly drips through the plastic tube into the thin, fragile ...

Why I Travel

Findery | Posted 10.06.2016 | Travel

It's been exactly one thousand one hundred and ninety three days since my 7-year-old was first diagnosed with leukemia. In June 2012 our lives took a dramatic turn, my role as a mother and a caregiver took on new meaning, and my reasons for traveling solo shifted.

Foundation to Award Networking Star at Social Event

Jim Luce | Posted 05.16.2016 | New York
Jim Luce

A New York City business and philanthropic leader will receive the J. Luce Foundation's Global Adviser Award on May 19 at a networking event for established professionals supporting children with cancer in the Steelcase offices on Columbus Circle.

This Is Pediatric Cancer

Kathy Glow | Posted 11.29.2014 | Parents
Kathy Glow

If this bothers you -- as it should -- look. Think. Research. Donate if you can. Spread the word. Share. I don't want any other parent to know firsthand what pediatric cancer looks like.

Thanks And Giving 10 Year Anniversary

Posted 01.23.2014 | Home

This year, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital celebrated its 10th year of the Thanks and Giving Campaign: a holiday tradition that encourages shopp...

The Last Days With My Beautiful Daughter

Suzanne Leigh | Posted 08.28.2013 | Parents
Suzanne Leigh

I had told you this every day of your life, and I had to say it again, right at that moment: "Natasha, I love you so, so much. Love you so much. Always."

What A Drawer Full Of Mementos Reminds Me About My Daughter's Short Life

2013-02-28-brainchild1.jpg | Posted 03.28.2013 | Parents

Written by Suzanne Leigh for Brain, Child Months before my elder daughter was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, I started leaving brief hand...

Teen Brings Together Young People Battling Cancer (VIDEO)

Posted 12.17.2012 | Teen

Although increasing numbers of children and teens are being diagnosed with cancer at a young age, there is more need than ever for support groups and ...

Purple Songs Can Fly (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 01.19.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

In the cancer and hematology department of the Texas Children's Hospital, children who are ill are able to escape their doctors, nurses, and treatments to write, perform, and record their own songs in an on-site recording studio.

Marlo & Sofia's Special "Family" Affair

Marlo Thomas | Posted 01.19.2013 | Home
Marlo Thomas

Hi, it's Marlo and Sofia -- posting together! Although we appeared in prime time series a generation apart -- Marlo in "That Girl" in the Sixties, Sofia currently in "Modern Family" -- our TV characters have a lot in common: high energy, endless chattiness and a certain...combustibility. Most important to both characters, though, is the concept of family.

Creative Kids With Cancer Make Amazing Art

Posted 09.22.2012 | Arts

Shannan Murray has been working at MD Anderson for years. It's more than a job to her -- it's a mission. "My father died of leukemia when I was young ...

How I Stood Up To Cancer

Pearce Quesenberry | Posted 11.13.2012 | Teen
Pearce Quesenberry

Life is supposed to be pretty simple when you are 10 years old. My life, though, became very complicated when I was diagnosed with cancer in 2008.

Bedside Hollywood Brings Laughter to My Daughter With Cancer

Jamie Wyss | Posted 06.19.2012 | Impact
Jamie Wyss

Focusing her energy on experience and the joy that comes with it makes her world seem so much bigger than just cancer. This is all part of her therapy and the lifelong healing process she faces.

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

Jay Scott | Posted 06.12.2012 | Impact
Jay Scott

Alex was just four-years-old when she asked my wife if she could hold a lemonade stand when she was released from the hospital. Even at 4-years-old, Alex knew that when we come together, all things are possible.

This Thanksgiving, Meet Our New Friends

Marlo Thomas | Posted 01.22.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

For a few years, we had a great time playing mother and daughter on Friends. But far from a Hollywood TV studio, we forged a bond that was even more lasting for us -- by joining together to help families who are fighting for the lives of their children.

A Sweeter Kind of Philanthropy: Cupcakes for a Cause

Christina Wyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Christina Wyman

It is the special mix of hipness and surprising longevity that makes cupcakes really sweet. Cupcakes for a Cause™ is an annual national fundraiser for CancerCare for Kids® built precisely on that notion.