Sam’s battle with cancer started in October 2015. Sam jumped on his brother and got a bump on his face that just wouldn’t go away. We were fortunate that our family physician was suspicious, did some blood work, and diagnosed it as Leukemia. This was such a scary time for us, made worse as it […]
I chose to start my story in August 2004, although unknown to my family and I, my cancer experience had in truth started months earlier. Being on summer break as a 14-year-old, I was expected to be out having fun with friends, but I found myself confined to the couch, sleeping away the days of […]
In Johannesburg, South Africa in the early ‘70s, a little girl named Walda was diagnosed with a brain cancer. She was five years old and her life was forever changed. Now, 43 years later, in another city, on another continent 15,815 kilometers away, a little girl named Nina was going the distance for Walda and children like her in the Kids Cancer Care Cycle Challenge.
Anne Cameron’s journey with childhood cancer began when her 13-year-old son Ty was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Ninety per cent of his blood cells were cancerous. That whirlwind journey still confounds her 11 years later.
In February 2020, Meghan was diagnosed with high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia pre-B. When COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic a month later, Susan and Mark Haggas decided to keep both Meghan and her brother Ryan home for online learning. It was just too risky.
Where do I even begin? CANCER – it knocked the wind right out of me! My sweet baby boy forced to battle something so early on in his precious life seemed so unfair. But there we were and battle it we did.