Cassidy Spencer, Pituitary Germinoma

Cassidy Spencer, Pituitary Germinoma

14 Years Old at Diagnosis In hindsight, the first sign of Cassidy’s pituitary germinoma was evident years before diagnosis. As a seventh grader, Cassidy was short – not even “on-the-growth chart” short. Cassidy’s parents were concerned with her...
CEO Laura Thrall’s Message to Nurses During Nurses Week 2015

CEO Laura Thrall’s Message to Nurses During Nurses Week 2015

Each day, you give everything you have to support children and families on their journeys with cancer. I hear countless moving stories from parents about how their nurses brought comfort, care and a sense of normalcy to the difficult experience of having a child...
Taylor Swift Calls Chicago Girl Battling Cancer

Taylor Swift Calls Chicago Girl Battling Cancer

Video courtesy of NBC 5 Chicago Emily Beazley’s wishes came true when she received a phone call yesterday from her idol, Taylor Swift. Swift’s music has been an inspiration for Emily throughout her battle with cancer, and the phone call provided Emily and...
JP Gibson Beats Cancer, Celebration JP5K-Fun Run Ensues

JP Gibson Beats Cancer, Celebration JP5K-Fun Run Ensues

(Purple & Blues) – He’s no ordinary kid, with extraordinary family and friends. At five years old, JP Gibson doesn’t understand that he’s a hero that’s touched lives literally around the world. JP Gibson thinks he’s just a...
New Video Game Mirrors Dad’s Grief Over His Dying Son

New Video Game Mirrors Dad’s Grief Over His Dying Son

(Today Health) – Video games are often violent or action-oriented, but when programmer Ryan Green’s son was diagnosed with a fatal brain cancer at the age of 1, he used his craft to honor his son’s short life. “I was scared I would forget...
Channeling Anger to Action – The Story Behind the MJ Golf Event

Channeling Anger to Action – The Story Behind the MJ Golf Event

Friends Paul “Mo” Moline and Jim Round created the MJ Golf Event in Fort Worth, Texas to give back to their community and support children and families battling cancer. They were moved to create the event after experiencing the helplessness and devastation...
Win American Airlines Tickets AND Help Find Cures!

Win American Airlines Tickets AND Help Find Cures!

Beginning this Friday, April 17, you could take home first class American Airlines tickets while helping to find cures for children’s cancer by participating in our Annual CureSearch Virtual Auction. Bid from the comfort of your couch and enjoy competing with...
Honoring Their Daughters’ Memory

Honoring Their Daughters’ Memory

(Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly) – Amy McKelvey and Kim Frizzell live in the same neighborhood, Providence Hills, but never met until both endured a mother’s worst nightmare – watching their child struggle and lose their life to cancer. “It’s a club...
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