Children’s hospitals team up to improve quality of childhood cancer and blood disorders care (VIDEO)


When it comes to improving the quality of care for childhood cancer and blood disorders patients, there’s definitely strength in numbers. That’s why Children’s Hospital Association members have been working together on projects that make a difference in the lives of hematology-oncology patients.

New mural sparks children’s imaginations


Akron Children’s Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders in the Mahoning Valley is even more colorful this fall with the addition of a jungle-inspired mural.

Off to the races (Photo Gallery)


The 52nd annual Harness Race Rally, presented by the Friends of Akron Children’s Hospital, took place Aug. 2 at Northfield Park.

Dance, dance Kent State Students raise $14,000 for childhood cancer patients


The Harlem Shake seems to be the new trend, but when Kent State University students dance, they dance to raise money for Akron Children’s Hospital.

Wishing our prince and princess a happily ever after Young cancer patients honored at Kent State University homecoming

Cassidy at KSU homecoming

Kent State University’s 2012 Homecoming Court– Queen Ann Miller and King Thomas Ream – welcomed a special girl and boy into their royal family. During the Oct. 20 homecoming game against Western Michigan, Cassidy Brozovich, 11, of Howland, was named Kent State’s Homecoming Princess and Ben O’Daniel, 13, of Kent, was named Homecoming Prince.

Dashing toward a cancer cure


The Showers Family Foundation is encouraging the community to fight for a cure with Cash Dash for Cancer, an online fundraising campaign that will take place Aug. 23 – 25. The foundation plans to match every dollar donated online by the public and donations will go toward cancer research. The money will go toward cancer research at Akron Children’s Hospital.