Snuff out secondhand smoke

Thinking of lighting up? Before you strike that match, you might want to know that cigarette smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals, including hundreds that are toxic. About 70 of these chemicals have been linked to cancer. “For children and others around you who breathe in the secondhand smoke, the effects may be even more […]

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.”

Scrappers honor families affected by childhood cancer

The Mahoning Valley Scrappers helped kick off National Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Awareness Month with some special treatment for cancer survivors during the Mahoning Valley’s 4th Annual Kid’s Hematology/Oncology Awareness Celebration.

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.

A life-saving gesture, a life-long bond

Rob Bell, a 39-year-old U.S. Army logistics supervisor, and Lexie Hodges, 20, are forever connected as he selflessly donated his bone marrow to her 6 years ago. They just met this past May.

Through the lens of a child

What happens when you give pediatric cancer patients a camera and the skills to use it? Answer: A gallery of self-expressive photos that speak volumes about how a child views the world. Thanks to a grant from the LIVESTRONG Foundation Community Impact Project, patients at Akron Children’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders […]