Giant Eagle’s eighth annual register campaign raised more than $130,000 for the hematology-oncology programs at Akron Children’s Hospital’s two campuses. Representatives from Giant Eagle presented a check for more than $46,000 to Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley on Aug. 23. The funds will be used to benefit the Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley Center for […]
The teen years are a big part of childhood. Custom-designed patient rooms with more mature aesthetics help teens and young adults in treatment for cancer at Akron Children’s feel more at home.
The “Teen Group” at Akron Children’s Hospital’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders is a support group for oncology patients who have been or are being treated at Akron Children’s. I was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL, which is a childhood cancer of the bone marrow and blood) when I was 16 years old. […]
Trading cards, secret service and a tasty ice cream sandwich given to him by a Congressman were among the highlights of Donovan Stringer’s recent trip to Washington, D.C. Stringer and his parents, Lisa and Kevin, were guests of Akron Children’s Hospital for 2 days in the nation’s capital as part of Family Advocacy Day. Patient […]
June 5, 2014 is when my whole life changed. That’s the day I was diagnosed with cancer. My name is Jackie Custer, and I was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL, which is a childhood cancer of the bone marrow and blood) when I was 16 years old. (Read more about her treatment in this […]
Congratulations to Heather Lanfranchi, oncology social worker, who received the Medical Professional of the Year award for Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana for the northeast Ohio region. According to Make-A-Wish, this award is given to a person who has shown dedication to their mission as well as passion for improving the lives of wish kids […]