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‘So happy I could cry’

For Naomi, progress after her bone marrow transplant means strawberries and bike rides.

April 10, 2017 3
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On the ninth floor

Thomas Sikkema, who went from outfield to in-patient, is using his gift of compassion to help others find their way.

January 16, 2017 13
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Tiny Dancer, future rock star

Lily-Mae Morrison, a girl from Ireland fighting a rare cancer, has inspired many supporters, including Elton John.

January 10, 2017 0
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‘Think about the good things’

Naomi, 7, has advice for other cancer patients after she emerges from a month of isolation for her bone marrow transplant.

November 28, 2016 3
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‘Mom, I think I have cancer’

13-year-old Khalique Vialva is fighting a rare form of cancer that affects only four in 1 million kids.

September 28, 2016 8
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‘You are the true heroes’

Former and current patients and their families join caregivers to show respect to those fighting childhood cancer.

September 24, 2016 0
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Ribbons send messages of hope

Young patients bring awareness to childhood cancer with personalized ribbons.

September 20, 2016 1
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‘This is cancer? It can’t be’

Naomi Wilke, a 7-year-old from Torch Lake, battles two forms of leukemia at once.

August 18, 2016 15
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‘An all-out war on cancer’

High School freshman Austin Craymer adjusts his vocabulary to include words like "chemotherapy" and "cancer" after being diagnosed with T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma.

July 11, 2016 7
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21,000 colorful thank-yous

To celebrate Cambri Jewell’s last day of chemo, her family donated a treasure trove of kid-friendly bandages.

April 25, 2016 2
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‘I love you, Mommy’

Madison Pagel’s brain tumor nearly took her life—until a clinical trial gave her a second chance and a whole lot of hope.

March 28, 2016 4

‘Someone to root for’

A friendship with Spartan basketball star Matt Costello lifts a 12-year-old boy’s spirits as he battles bone cancer.

March 18, 2016 0