Category Archives: Cancer and Hematology

Tie a yellow ribbon

Every Friday during National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month we will be sharing Patrick’s journey. It was Christmas and our second time being inpatient during the holiday season. This year felt … Full Entry »

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No one fights alone

The excitement of our son’s, Reid’s, high school playoff game day filled our home with laughter, pride and of course, game strategies. As he was preparing to leave for school … Full Entry »

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How Vannie Cook Children’s Clinic helped my child

On July 6, 1995, a month before my fifth birthday, I was diagnosed with leukemia. I was 4 years old and had no idea what was happening to me. My … Full Entry »

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Captain Courageous

Every Friday during National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month we will be sharing Patrick’s journey. The doctor said, “Stage 4 neuroblastoma cancer.” “What’s that?” I asked. “A cancer of the nervous … Full Entry »

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Fulfilling a promise to my courageous mother

“You have cancer.” It’s one of the most frightening and life-changing words anyone can hear.

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