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A New Era for Children with Neurofibromatosis

| “We are entering a new era of cancer therapy through targeted therapy and immunotherapy that will leave the radiation and chemotherapy we know today in the dust,” says Christopher Moertel, M.D., and a professor in the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota. His immediate interest is a new class of drugs that target…Read More

Watching, Waiting and Skating

| Colton skates in his socks across the wood floor to the fish tank and shows off “Goldy” and “Yo-Yo,” his prized goldfish. Like any 7-year-old boy, Colton loves Legos and playing hockey. But what many don’t know is that he has a four-inch tumor embedded in his leg due to a genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). NF1,…Read More

I Had to Stay Strong

| Written by Taylor Lieber Taylor, 19, was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma in October 2012.  A little over two and a half years later, she was diagnosed with secondary high-risk AML. This week, Taylor writes about her good friend Jaimie and their transplant experiences. Part 4- I Had to Stay Strong Taylor pictured left, Jaimie pictured right …Read More

She Wasn’t Breathing; Her Heart Stopped

| Written by Taylor Lieber Taylor, 19, was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma in October 2012.  A little over two and a half years later, she was diagnosed with secondary high-risk AML. This week, Taylor writes about her good friend Jaimie and their transplant experiences. Part 3- She Wasn’t Breathing; Her Heart Stopped Jaimie pictured left, Taylor pictured right. When…Read More

An Unfamiliar, Familiar Place

| Written by Taylor Lieber Taylor, 19, was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma in October 2012.  A little over two and a half years later, she was diagnosed with secondary high-risk AML. This week, Taylor writes about her good friend Jaimie and their transplant experiences. Part 2- An Unfamiliar, Familiar Place Jaimie pictured left, Taylor pictured right.…Read More

An Unfortunate Coincidence

| Written by Taylor Lieber Taylor, 19, was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma in October 2012.  A little over two and a half years later, she was diagnosed with secondary high-risk AML. This week, Taylor writes about her good friend Jaimie and their transplant experiences.  Part 1- An Unfortunate Coincidence Four years ago at Camp Mak-A-Dream, I…Read More

Silver Strings and the Fear of Relapse

| Written by Deanna Senior, mother of Sydney. Sydney was diagnosed with Burkitt’s Lymphoma, a form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in Spring 2015. Diagnosis I was by myself with Sydney when she was recovering from surgery and the oncologist told me that he felt 99 percent sure that she had cancer. After the biopsy, her doctors peeked their heads…Read More

What Bravery Means to Me

| Written by David Dykes, father of 9-year-old Connor, a brain tumor survivor. To even begin this, I have to explain my history: I’m a Marine infantry veteran and have served with my local sheriff’s office for the last 13 years. I don’t classify myself as brave, but I have witnessed bravery, courage— things that have just left my mouth hanging…Read More

Happy

| Written by Abby Breyfogle, mother of Teagan and twins Kendal and Kenedi. Kendal and Kenedi were diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. This post was originally published on Abby’s blog, Twice the Fight. Since we’ve come home from the hospital with the girls from their cancer treatment, I get asked a lot of questions which…Read More

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