September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and Dr. Jeff Hord, medical director of Akron Children’s Showers Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders, used the opportunity to discuss with Ray Horner, of WAKR AM Radio, the advances made in childhood cancer outcomes. Here are the highlights of their conversation: Horner: I’ve been doing some reading […]
A $1 million commitment from The LOPen Charities and The Scott and Julie Mawaka Charitable Foundation has led to the creation of an endowed chair at Akron Children’s Hospital’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. The LOPen Charities and Mawaka Family Chair in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology was established by Scott and Julie Mawaka […]
Wrapping up her travel basketball season and beginning try-outs for the Walsh Jesuit freshman volleyball team, Jackie Deininger was on a 14-year-old girl’s Cloud Nine – feeling strong and healthy and excited about the new chapter in her life – high school. But things began to change when she developed the symptoms of a cold […]
Kosta Koufos took time from the break in his NBA schedule to come home to Canton and spend a few hours visiting patients and staff at Akron Children’s Hospital – a place that has special meaning for him. As a young boy, Kosta often accompanied his late father, Dr. Alex Koufos, to work at Akron […]
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.”
The 9th annual Hail to the Chefs event on Friday, May 30, at Lake Forest Country Club will feature great food, cocktails, entertainment and a charity auction.