Written by Brecka Putnam, Senior Regional Manager, Development. Eve Griffith, now age 9, finished her Wilms tumor cancer treatment long before most children are aware that cancer even exists. After chemo, radiation, four surgeries, and five years of clean scans, she...read more
16 Years Old at Diagnosis. Aaron was your typical 16-year-old - he loved sports, played the drums in a band, and was working as an umpire. In June 2015, he was having pain in his jaw, so he told us that he thought his wisdom teeth were coming in. Being the good mom...read more
When you're a childhood cancer survivor, life takes on a new meaning, and you want to do everything you can to help others who are affected by cancer. That was the case for Samantha Sowa, who was diagnosed with papillary thyroid carcinoma on July 27, 2010 when she was...read more
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Among adults, less than 5% of those with cancer are enrolled in clinical trials. Yet for children, more than 60% of those with cancer participate in some form of clinical trial. CureSearch supports clinical trials that show promise in making a difference for children with cancer, today.