Childhood Leukemia News
Girl With Leukemia Who 'Married' Her Nurse Now Gets First Dance
A 4-year-old girl who battled leukemia got to enjoy a very special night for her own "wedding reception." Abby Sayles, 4, is battling childhood leukemia. This summer, as Abby underwent treatment, she asked her favorite nurse Matt Hickling to "marry her." That informal ceremony helped raise Abby's
Man Who Gives Back Gets Magical Surprise With David Copperfield
Chad Juros, 27, who survived childhood leukemia at age 3, started the "Spread the Magic Foundation" to bring magic to children with cancer in hospitals nationwide.
Infant Twins Share Heartbreaking Cancer Diagnosis
After nine months in the womb together, a set of 3-month-old twin girls, Kenedi and Kendal, are now sharing something else -- the same heartbreaking cancer diagnosis. "It's devastating having one child diagnosed with cancer, but having two, it's just a lot more work," the girls' mom Abby Breyfogle
Kids Battling Cancer Describe Their 'Happy Places'
For most of us, going to our "happy place" is just a catchphrase. But for kids battling cancer, a "happy place" is so much more. "It’s a coping mechanism that can release endorphins and assist with pain management," said the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta in the description of their latest
5-Year-Old's Selfless Donation May Have Saved Twin Brother With Cancer
A 5-year-old girl became a hero to her family after she helped her twin brother fight his aggressive form of leukemia by selflessly donating her stem cells to him. "What Charlie did for her brother and my wife and I was nothing short of amazing," dad Brian Godish of Elgin, Illinois, told ABC News
Girl With High-Risk Leukemia Saved With Stem Cells From Umbilical Cord Donation
A Washington girl is celebrating being cancer -free after she was diagnosed with high-risk leukemia at just 9 years old. When doctors failed to find a traditional bone marrow or stem cell donor for transplant, they turned to stem cells taken from donated umbilical cords to try and save her life.
Joe Gibbs: Son J.D. is 'my hero'
MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Joe Gibbs called son J.D. his "hero" as the 46-year-old begins treatment for brain issues that impact his speech and processing functions. The serious health issue is not the first for the Gibbs family. J.D.'s son Taylor was diagnosed with childhood leukemia at age 2 in 2007
Stars Celebrate Oscar Nominations On Social Media - See Their Reactions
Good afternoon I'm Sarah even here the top sports stories buzzing online right now. Number four it's a great day for the stars who woke up this morning to a Oscar nominations and they went straight to social media to tell us all about it. Read British been posted this week picture on its grant
Viral Cancer Ad the Result of Makeup and Bald Cap
A little boy’s sick/healthy cancer photo has gone viral in the last several days, garnering headlines about the “striking” and “inspiring” transformation he underwent. But the magic of medicine depicted in the advertisement is actually the magic of makeup, a bald cap and Photoshop. The “Proof of