Meet some of our cancer and blood disorder patients and learn about the Akron Children's Hospital Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders.

I’ll forever sing Akron Children’s praises

Akron Children’s was beyond amazing from the moment we walked through the ER doors until now. My 10-year-old son Connor has had a concerning amount of bruising the last couple months while playing tackle football. Last week he had a dental cleaning and they said there was an abnormal amount of bleeding. I called our […]

Jayden’s touchdown

My son Jayden has been coming to Akron Children’s since 2004. I wanted to share this video with you. It was posted by a parent of one of my son’s teammates on my social media page and had 4k views in less than 24 hours.

As Kylie Rose kicks cancer, grandfather pens her story to help others

Kylie Rose Kickin’ Cancer is a 26-page paperback featuring illustrations by Bree Young and photos of Kylie and some of her own thoughts. For example, next to a photo of Kylie undergoing radiation is a note in her own handwriting which says, “I had to stay still.”

Rare diagnosis inspires patient to give back

A gifted athlete, Megan Merrill didn’t let ovarian cancer stop her. Now, the former cancer patient gives back as much as she can to help other children with cancer.

Cancer survivor James Dimuccio asks others to Lace Up 4 Pediatric Cancer

James knows the struggle kids and their families face when they’re battling cancer. Diagnosed with leukemia in 2008, he spent the next 3 ½ years in treatment, first at the hospital’s Akron campus and then at our Beeghly campus. James is telling his story and encouraging his classmates to purchase special gold shoelaces as part of “Lace Up 4 Pediatric Cancer” during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September.

Join Molly Norris in Lacing Up 4 Pediatric Cancer

If you saw Molly Norris chasing a soccer ball or celebrating a win with her teammates on Manchester High School girls’ soccer team, you would never know the she has been facing serious health challenges since age 2.