Every young girl’s dream is to be a princess and wear a beautiful gown. But for Lilli Durante, wearing a princess gown helps her cope during her visits to the hospital for chemo treatment. It was December last year when Lilli woke up in the morning with her left eye crossed. Her parents brought her
For cancer patients, their last day of chemotherapy treatment is a remarkable day worth celebrating. After several months of enduring the difficult process of chemo and its side effects, they have come out strong and are now in the final round of their medication. It was the reason why Ronnie Foster felt so happy during
Cancer, or any other disease for that matter, was never on the horizon for Bryce Wisdom of Judson High School in Converse, Texas. The junior was expected to battle for a spot on the Judson Rockets varsity football team, but the discovery of a in his right kidney changed everything. Fortunately, the teen got a
Caring for patients with cancer is challenging for victims and caregivers alike, particularly when the patient is a young child. 4-year old Drew Esposito, who is undergoing extensive treatment for brain cancer at Norton Children’s Hospital, has a number of distractions at his disposal but the most fun would have to be a Nerf game!
Despite undergoing chemotherapy and surgery, 25-year-old Stuart Hutchison died from brain cancer after an 8-year battle with the disease. Shortly after, his best friend – a French bulldog named Nero – followed just 15 minutes later. Stuart was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2011 and was treated through surgery and chemotherapy. But despite all
ALL THIS boy wanted for Christmas was to honor his late best friend by giving him a headstone—and he did it with hard work, love, commitment, and dedication. It’s been almost five months since Kaleb Klakulak, 12 years old, lost his best friend Kenneth “KJ” Gross, who succumbed to leukemia after years of chemotherapy. But
Cancer is less likely to occur to in children as compared to adults. However, this does not discount the fact that cancer is still the leading cause of death among children and adolescents in America. According to the latest statistics, more than 11,000 of children are diagnosed with cancer, and thousands of children with cancer
Did you know that about 3 billion pizzas are sold in America annually? Almost everyone cannot say no to pizza and that includes Lexi Brown, a little girl who was diagnosed with cancer. Lexi, who was in her seventh grade had a bad week; her chemotherapy had caused her heart to stop beating. And although