Blog Posts, childhood cancer

A New Lease On Life Told By An 18 Year Old Cancer Survivor

I was diagnosed with cancer two years ago today. Two years ago. Wow. That’s hard to believe.  This time two years ago, I was (understandably) petrified. My mom got the call from Nemours the day after my biopsy. Before the procedure, they told us that no news was good news. So much for that.  Some… Continue reading A New Lease On Life Told By An 18 Year Old Cancer Survivor

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Blog Posts, Pediatric Cancer

The Little Girl Who Inspired Fourth and Gold

It was a Saturday night in 2015 and I was scrolling through Facebook frantically searching for an update on a local little boy who was hospitalized for treatment related to his leukemia. The night before, his mom posted that he was teetering between staying on their current unit or going to the PICU and was… Continue reading The Little Girl Who Inspired Fourth and Gold

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Childhood Cancer & Mental Health- One Mom’s Perspective

Jessica Ladd, mom and childhood cancer advocate, has had a looming feeling in her heart regarding not just her little girl, Kacey and her battle with childhood leukemia, but with childhood cancer as a whole. Ladd felt that her positive attitude throughout a grueling journey would keep her and her family afloat, but when her… Continue reading Childhood Cancer & Mental Health- One Mom’s Perspective