Last week this Clover, SC boy was declared five years cancer-free. As any family who has ever dealt with cancer knows, the five-year mark is HUGE."We cried happy tears as we heard, 'This is your last appointment with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Team,'" said mom Leanne.
This might be a tough picture to see, but this precious baby girl is from Concord, in Cabarrus County. She had an inoperable brain tumor so big that this is how her sweet skull looked four days before she passed.
Lilyanna is an itty-bitty little thing taking strong poisons to kill her cancer. Since our most recent update on her in March, she’s received 19 rounds of proton radiation, 5 rounds of busulfan chemo, several oral medications AND a bone marrow transplant.
At 25 years old, Michelle Tester is not a “kid.” But this Lenoir woman was diagnosed with a pediatric cancer that has ripped her life apart and being that our goal is to feature pediatric cancers in September, her story is worth sharing.
July 4th. Slow newsroom. Gives me time to relay this quick update on Ty Yelton. We first met Ty as one of our new amazing #MollysKids last week. Since then, this Hickory 11 year old has had some good things happen.
Zach Casillo is on his way to Philadelphia. The picture on the left is when we facetimed 14-year-old Zach into the Dream On 3 gala in January... he was supposed to be there in person but was too sick to come. Doctors orders. So we last-minute navigated a way to bring him into the ballroom, through technology.