NAME: KAYLA AGE: 16 STATUS: CANCER FREE FUN FACT: KAYLA VACATIONED IN THE FLORIDA KEYS AND PUERTO RICO TO CELEBRATE REACHING REMISSION When she was almost 11, Kayla was mysteriously sick for two months. She noticed she couldn’t walk around New York City during a dance competition without feeling sick. First her doctors thought she […]
NAME: MASHAYLA AGE: 7 STATUS: IN REMISSION FUN FACT: THIS PAST SEPTEMBER, MASHAYLA RANG THE ROSWELL PARK VICTORY BELL AFTER COMPLETING HER FINAL ROUND OF CHEMOTHERAPY! Seven-year-old Mashayla was really excited when she rang the Roswell Park victory bell in September. She had just completed her final round of chemotherapy after more than two years […]
NAME: ERIN AGE: 15 STATUS: CANCER FREE FUN FACT: ERIN WANTS TO GROW UP AND BE A PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGIST When she was 9, Erin loved to swim and dance. She was really into music and reading. One day, she woke up and felt like there was something in her left eye or like maybe she […]
NAME: ALEX AGE: 17 STATUS: CANCER FREE FUN FACT: ALEX LIKES TO SPEND HIS TIME FLYING SMALL PLANES It was pretty strange when Alex started to get winded just from climbing a flight of stairs. At 16, he was an active athlete, playing soccer four or five nights a week and doing CrossFit. Even other […]
Emily was diagnosed with malignant melanoma at 19 years old
Although Alexis is only 9 years old, cancer has been a part of her young life for nearly three years.
When Ra’Quan was 12 years old, he did not understand what having cancer meant, so when his mom told him that he had a bone tumor, the severity of the situation did not immediately strike him.
Hank was 7 years old when he was diagnosed with a stage IV Wilms’ tumor last year.
Cat is 23 years old, a graduate student, a dog owner, an academic fraternity member and much more. Nothing can slow her down – not even a cancer diagnosis.