Inspirational Stories

The inspirational stories that drive the work of Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation give a face and passion to the challenge of defeating malignant disease in children.  Do you have a story to share? Please contact our office.


Alexa – Dribble for the Cure Captain

Categories: Cancer Warriors, Inspirational Stories
Alexa, Age 6 Medulloblastoma In January of 2013 Alexa was diagnosed with Medulloablastoma. That same month she had surgery at UCLA to remove the tumor. After recovery and three weeks of physical and occupational therapy, Alexa started chemotherapy treatments. As part of her treatment at UCLA, Alexa received four stem cell transplants. Her chemo treatment …

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Becky Mudd Runs for Gold

Categories: Inspirational Stories, Power of One
In April 2015, Becky Mudd a mother, grandmother, sister and daughter channeled her passion for running to benefit others who are running a marathon of their own – those who fight pediatric cancer. At her own expense and on her personal vacation time, Becky planned out a route from Huntington Beach, California to Parker, Arizona …

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