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Tina and Carlos’ childhood cancer journey didn’t begin with their son Phineas’ diagnosis in 2013 - It began seven years earlier with their second child, Althea.

On the 10th anniversary of Althea’s death, Tina shares how she continues to honor her daughter’s memory ❤️

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Annie doesn’t let anything stop her from being a kid — not even cancer. In fact, she told her mom, “I’m going to kick its butt.”

Read how this firecracker of a 5-year-old is fighting childhood cancer in her own, special way <3


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The holidays are all about giving. So this year, why not give gifts that give back?

Check out these present-worthy goodies that also helps fund childhood cancer research <3 

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Dr. Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo is a St. Baldrick’s researcher at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and a member of the St. Baldrick’s Scientific Advisory Committee.

He explains what Langerhans cell hystiocytosis (LCH) is, how it’s diagnosed and treated, and how research is helping kids and adults with this disease.

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Over the summer, Abby’s dad shared an update with us: Abby was still cancer free, but her organs were failing.

The doctors told her she had 48 hours to live.

But Abby disagreed, and four months later, her mom wants us to know that Abby is still here — and she’s been busy! 

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April has cerebral palsy & fights to live like any other kid since she was diagnosed. After learning about childhood cancer, she knew she had to fight for kids with cancer too.

Read about the big plans April has for her future and how it will help kids with cancer <3 

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We asked St. Balrdick's Scholar, Dr. Fish, to share a bit about his research on childhood cancer survivors.

Here are 5 important facts he thought you should know. 

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What happens when a group of experts come together to discuss developments in childhood cancer research and advocacy?

Get the scoop on our 2016 Research and Advocacy Priorities Summit and how we're making the best investments with YOUR donations! 

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Nancy knows advocating for childhood cancer research is more than a job.

For her, it’s a passion fueled by her son Scott’s leukemia diagnosis and the shocking shortage of kid-specific treatment options available to him.

Read Nancy’s journey from childhood cancer mom to advocate below

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Clinical trials can be options for kids with cancer who have no options left.

Thanks to St. Baldrick’s grants, all kids treated at three of Chicago’s largest hospitals are getting access to the clinical trials they desperately need.

See how you helped make this program possible for kids with cancer. 
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