The causes of childhood cancers are largely unknown…
Leukemias and cancers of the brain and thenervous system account for more than half ofthe new cases of children cancer.One-Third of childhood cancers are leukemias,which are blood cell cancers. - National Cancer Institute
Wyatt is 7 years old. He thoughthe beat his Stage 4 High RiskNeuroblastoma, but relapsed in March 2011
Ms. RussellMs. Russell wasdiagnosed with WilmsTumor.She had both kidneysremoved and hadreceived a kidneytransplant from hermom.She is now is goingthrough chemotherapyas she battles Non-hodgkins Lymphoma.
Alina is 10 years old. She has been diagnosedwith rhabdomyosarcoma. The cost of treatment could amount to $95,000 – $110,000
Ava was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Dec 2011
Brendan has been fighting AcuteLymphoblastic Leukemia since 2009. He is currently 11 years old.
In the United States in 2007, approximately10,400 children under age 15 were diagnosedwith cancer.About 1,545 children will die from the disease. -“SEER Cancer Statistics Review”
Emily has continued to battle Stage IV, High Risk Neuroblastoma Differential since Dec 23, 2010
Emily will receivechemotherapy until July, 2013
This is Will.Will was diagnosed with aependymoblastoma braintumor on October 2, 2009.It was determined that thetumor mass was notchanging or growing.It was discovered inFebruary 2011 the tumorwas growing.On May 2, 2011, the tumorspread to his spine andthree new tumors appearedin his brain.On Sunday July 17, 2011 at7:49 am, Will grew his angelwings.
Wes has been diagnosed with Stage 4 High Risk Nueroblastoma