Cancer Warriors

Cancer Warriors include the children and their families who have a personal story to tell.  They are the most aware of the need for a cure as they each have had to battle malignant disease and face the challenges of treatments, side effects and after effects of childhood cancer.  Read their stories and show your support.  By donating in their honor you help the children and families yet to be diagnosed.  Your gift gives hope!

 

Marisas Memory Rockland Race Fuels Cancer Research

Categories: Cancer Warriors, Inspirational Stories, Power of One, Researchers

The Marisa Fund Article as it appeared in the lohud.com | The Journal News, Part of USA Today Nancy Haggerty , nhaggerty@lohud.com Published 6:02 a.m. ET Jan. 18, 2017 | Updated 4 hours ago They would run together and read together. Fantasy stories were her favorites. When she got older, Marisa Goldwasser told her dad, …

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Ian

Categories: Cancer Warriors, Inspirational Stories, Power of One
Ian Engdahl Pediatric Melanoma In the spring of 2005 I was diagnosed with pediatric Melanoma. This had no meaning to me, I had absolutely no idea that I had cancer, or could possibly die. I was only four years old. Even though I had only been on this planet for four years, I was still …

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Jaxon

Categories: Cancer Warriors, Inspirational Stories
Jaxon – Right Here, Right Now So what does a young boy do to fill the long hours in a hospital awaiting treatments and tests? Well, if you are Jaxon, you get busy curing pediatric cancer! Jaxon asked his frineds to help too. They all made bracelets and sold them all over town. Thanks to …

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Leonard

Categories: Cancer Warriors, Inspirational Stories
Leonard, Age 13 T-Cell Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia There is not another kid that loves basketball more than Leonard.We’re not talking about the most popular player or Lakers-only fan. We mean the real deal – knows all the old school players, where players went to college, stats, old-school ABA, card collector, draft watching, love for the …

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