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This Is What Real Friendship Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.24.2014 | Parents

When first-grader Vincent Butterfield found out his best friend was sick, he wanted to do everything he could to help. His buddy, Zac Gossage, of ...

From Chemotherapy To Marijuana, And Back Again

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 10.08.2013 | Parents

A mother who stirred up a heated debate about parental rights when she chose medical marijuana over chemo to treat her 3-year-old son's cancer, has ha...

LOOK: This Kid Has Just One Thing To Say To Cancer

Posted 08.19.2013 | Good News

Josh was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, in 2010. But he's tackled way more than cancer since then. In 2012, he was even able...

Postcards From Lebanon: Part 2 in a Series of Cancer-Related Commentary

James Stack | Posted 10.05.2013 | Healthy Living
James Stack

The results from this study may never benefit me directly, as FDA approvals take forever, but I participated because someone, someday, may be helped due to this small choice I've made.

A New Year's Resolution -- 'Work Harder, Do More'

Jay Scott | Posted 03.24.2013 | Impact
Jay Scott

2012 was a transformative year in my life for several reasons, both personal and professional, and one that I feel had the potential to change the trajectory of where research against childhood cancer is headed.

When the Reasons Are Unreasonable: The Childhood Cancer Drug Shortage

Jay Scott | Posted 07.14.2012 | Impact
Jay Scott

Recently, a news story documented the fact that dozens of children's cancer drugs are running out for reasons that include manufacturing problems and reduced production due to lower profits with generic drugs.

Why Cindy Crawford Is Partnering With St. Jude (Plus, You Could Win a New Home)

S.Z. Berg | Posted 06.03.2012 | Impact
S.Z. Berg

She was just shy of 10 years old when her brother, almost four years old, passed away from leukemia. Back then, her family didn't have much money, she said, and she watched as her parents had to pay the medical bills after her brother's death.

Boy, 11, Builds Apps For Children With Cancer, Donates Profits

Posted 01.25.2012 | Impact

After mastering the art of developing game apps, 11-year-old Conner Haines figured out how to commit his skill to helping kids with cancer. Conner'...