Tag Archives: neuroblastoma

An absolutely disgusting disgrace…

One of the many children I follow on Facebook, Super Sammy–who’s bravely fighting neuroblastoma (https://www.facebook.com/SamuelJohnsonFoundation)–posted a disgusting letter written by Andrew Becker, Director of Media Relations at the American Cancer Society. In it, he essentially bashes the people trying to … Continue reading

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Three more…

Nicholas Pedone, age 7. Stage 3 neuroblastoma. Thomas Sullivan, age 6. Medulloblastoma. Silas Edenfield, age 4. Hepatoblastoma. Three beautiful children. All three lost their lives today at the hands of the beast that is childhood cancer. Please pray for their … Continue reading

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Remembering Isabella…

Today, March 9, Isabella Santos would have celebrated her 8th birthday. It should be a day of princesses and frilly skirts and cool boots and American Girl and dancing and singing and all the things Ib loved. Instead, her parents … Continue reading

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A new year, a new push for awareness and cures…

The new year brings so many things, both positive and negative. Sadly, a new year won’t change the fact that since New Year’s Day, about 35 families have learned that their child has cancer. Or that about 235 children have … Continue reading

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In memory of Isabella Santos, neuroblastoma warrior…

Little kids make a big difference. The children at Village Pines School raised $2,415 in the Alex’s Lemonade Stand’s Change Childhood Cancer Fundraiser…

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Thankful for the giving hearts of children and their parents…

I’ve posted before about the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s Change Childhood Cancer fundraiser that I’m doing at my daughters’ school. When I started the fundraiser in mid-October, I was modest in setting the goal. I figured each kid (there are … Continue reading

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Childhood cancer changes your perspective on everything…

On June 24, 2012, Stuart Santos received a beautiful birthday gift from his daughter, Isabella. She bought him an entry into the ING New York City marathon to run for Fred’s Team, a fundraising program that brings much-needed money to Memorial … Continue reading

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