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Pediatric Cancer

Sikh Bikers Ride Thousands Of Miles To Raise Money For Cancer Society

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.20.2016 | Religion

A group of Sikh motorcycle enthusiasts in British Columbia, Canada, hit the road this month to raise money for pediatric cancer awareness. Two weeks a...

Scientists Are Standing By

Adina Ciment | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact
Adina Ciment

Time is running out, but you can make a difference.

Dad Of The Year Gets Head Tattoo To Match His Son's Surgery Scar

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.22.2016 | Parents

This man just won Father's Day and every other day of parenting in our book. Josh Marshall entered a Father's Day contest for #BestBaldDad, which the ...

Choosing The Right Path...

David Bernstein | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living
David Bernstein

Living in the pediatric cancer community for over 3 years now, I've been honored and privileged to meet amazing families who are currently on their pa...

How Getting a Puppy Helped My Terminally Ill Teen

Jacqueline Dooley | Posted 05.31.2016 | Parents
Jacqueline Dooley

I realize this could've gone either way -- Roo could've added a lot more stress to our already stressed household than joy -- but we got lucky. (Or maybe it was more than luck . Maybe the universe finally threw us a bone.)

What Every Parent Needs to Know about Pediatric Cancer

Theresa Sutton | Posted 05.20.2016 | Parents
Theresa Sutton

Update: Baby Jordan gained his angel wings on Wednesday, May 18th shortly after this article was published. He was completely peaceful, and randomly s...

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...

Real Perspective

David Bernstein | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
David Bernstein

here is no playbook how to manage and cope with the loss. Just remember....whether you are part of the journey or watching from a far...parents think and remember everything. We are consumed by the past, present and future. The one thing that we need consistent is the reminder our children are not forgotten. "It takes a village."

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...

The Only Decision That Felt Right After Brain Cancer Killed Our 18-Year-Old Son

Liz Dawes | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Liz Dawes

After Connor passed away, our family had a pressing urgency to begin an important movement in his name. We were determined to do what we could so other young people and their families didn't have to endure this excruciating loss -- a waste of a life gone too soon.

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.

The 5th Annual Lights Camera Cure Hollywood Dance Marathon is April 2nd - Don't Miss It!

Ira Israel | Posted 03.25.2016 | Los Angeles
Ira Israel

I was very honored to attend a benefit a few weeks ago for the Lights Camera Cure Foundation. They raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer pat...

Always Be Curious...

David Bernstein | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
David Bernstein

I find this simple but impactful exchange reminds us that we are in control of our life.

Tips for Pediatric Specialists: Coping with Parents

Kathleen Brown-Blake | Posted 03.01.2016 | Parents
Kathleen Brown-Blake

You are a Pediatric Specialist. You work in an office attached to a hospital, and you are an expert in your field. You do amazing things. You know ...

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.

Kids Sing New Song From 'Frozen' Composer To Raise Awareness About Childhood Cancer

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.16.2016 | Parents

Over 900,000 kids from around the world are standing up to raise awareness about pediatric cancer through a very special song. In January, Childhood C...

Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation Celebrates Valentine's Day with Pediatric Cancer Patients

Karen Hart | Posted 02.12.2016 | Sports
Karen Hart

Photo courtesy of Jodi Crandell Former New York Giants head coach, Tom Coughlin and his foundation, the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund, helped pediatric cance...

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...

Childhood Cancer Survivors May Suffer From This Long-Term Health Issue

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.05.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Childhood cancer survivors may face an increased risk of heart damage after exposure to certain chemotherapy and radiation treatmen...

Lifesaving Ideas From Unlikely Places

Jay Scott | Posted 12.28.2015 | Impact
Jay Scott

I recently received an envelope with a prison return address. This prisoner, who is serving a triple life sentence without the possibility of parole, and his friend came up with an idea. They want to create a "parallel registry" for bone marrow donation.

The Year Of "Firsts, Seconds, Thirds, etc

David Bernstein | Posted 12.18.2015 | Parents
David Bernstein

I read with great interest the many postings, authored pieces and have spoken to many families who share their perceptions about the phrase "The Year ...

Teen Bravely Battling Leukemia Named Honorary Navy SEAL

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 12.16.2015 | Good News

U.S. Navy SEALs are an elite group of warriors -- their training alone is considered "some of the most mentally challenging and physically demanding" ...