iOS app Android app

Kids With Cancer

Don't Label My Late Child a Hero

Suzanne Leigh | Posted 07.28.2014 | Parents
Suzanne Leigh

But I remain guarded about the reckless use of the "h" word when it comes to cancer. Natasha was kind, compassionate and gracious, but over time she did not bear her disease with astonishing bravery.

Striking Before-And-After Photo Illustrates Childhood Cancer Survivor's Inspiring Recovery

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.19.2014 | Impact

Despite the same blue eyes, subtle grin, and cheery disposition, the two sides of the image of Noah below tell very different stories. At just 4 y...

This Cancer-Surviving Teen Is One In Seven Billion

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.24.2014 | Impact

Sometimes, a terminal medical diagnosis allows for a few extraordinary opportunities -- like meeting celebrities, driving in fast cars and planning fo...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

9-Year-Old With Cancer Becomes Detroit Police Chief, Learns Everyone Is Rooting For Him

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.01.2014 | Good News

When Jayvon Felton's mom took him to the hospital in April, she thought he had a stomach virus. Instead, the 9-year-old was diagnosed with acute lymph...

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 ...

Oh the Cancer You'll Beat...

Dan Duffy | Posted 05.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

So Dr. Seuss' birthday was last week. Many don't know this, but Theodore Geisel died of throat cancer. Cancer has taken a lot of amazing people, but taking Dr. Seuss was beyond the pale to me. So in honor of his birthday, and with great affection, I present to you...

Christmas in the House That Love Built

Risha Shukla | Posted 02.12.2013 | Teen
Risha Shukla

I spent Christmas Eve pestering, complaining and pleading with my transplant surgeon and the rest of my team of doctors that I was well enough to leave the hospital for Christmas.

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.

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 ...

Couerage: Rocket Fuel to Reach Your Destination

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

How do we gain courage? We could "just do it" and "feel the fear and do it anyway," or we can break it down and really understand what is fueling us and let that add motion towards what we want.

The Day I Found Out My Child Has Cancer

Erin Smith | Posted 05.04.2012 | Parents
Erin Smith

I hope this is never you. I never thought it would be me. Not in five million years. But here I am, with cancer playing the center stage in my life right now. It's not me, but so much worse... my five-year-old daughter, Skyler.

Methotrexate Shortage: What Happens When We Run Out Of A Key Cancer Drug For Kids?

Erin Smith | Posted 04.25.2012 | Parents
Erin Smith

This topic is hard for me to discuss because my feelings of rage, fear, disbelief, and utter helplessness are so overwhelming. The other day, in the news, they publicly announced a national shortage of the cancer fighting drug, Methotrexate. Methotrexate is one of the KEY drugs in the treatment of children with Leukemia.

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.

Jamie Moyer Provides Hope For Weekend Warriors and Grieving Kids

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

Is Jamie Moyer a hero to weekend warriors because he is still throwing at 48? Sure he is. However, his most important work remains the hope and support he provides through his philanthropy.

Artma: Heart and Art to Beat Cancer in Kids

Jim Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jim Thomas

Joan and Steven Adams are turning their tragedy into someone else's hope.

Childhood Cancer Survivors Less Likely To Marry:

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -- The scars of childhood cancer may go beyond the physical: Adults who survived cancer as children may have lower-than-aver...