Looking for Inspiration? Check Out the Following Stories Regarding Children Fighting Malignant Disease
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.
On New Year’s Day, 2010 four-year-old Gavin was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and his family’s lives were forever changed. Prior to his diagnosis, Gavin had suffered from a cold that wouldn’t go away and recurrent ear infections. During the Christmas holidays, he had such a severe ear infection that he had to have … Read more »
Samantha Twenty years ago, John and Kim Weiner faced every parent’s worst nightmare. Samantha, their 15-month-old baby girl, was diagnosed with leukemia. At the time, the Weiner’s could never have imagined that the very therapy used to save their little girl’s life would leave her with debilitating long-term side effects. As a result of the aggressive therapy used … Read more »
Beating the odds, Diann has Overcome Leukemia and Has Remained Cancer Free for 8 Years Diann was 5-years-old, entering kindergarten, when her mother took her for a routine exam at the doctor’s office. After the exam, she was told to immediately take her to CHOC because of anemia and enlargement of her pancreas and liver. … Read more »
Hello, My name is Kalyn, I am eighteen years old and I am a Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Cancer Survivor. I am a part of the Honors Chamber’s Choir, National Honor Art Society, and AP Studio Art 3D. Expressing myself through the arts was what I loved to do but because of my diagnosis last year I … Read more »
Hi, my name is Danny Fariello and I‛m 13 years old. For the past three years, I have been asking for donations for NVRQT baseballs and asking people to write an inspirational message on the ball for a kid with cancer. I give 100% of the donations to the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation to help find a cure. … Read more »