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When it came time to shave his head in honor of his friend Abby, Dr. John York didn’t give it a second thought - even though he was on base in Africa, thousands of miles away!

See how John didn't let distance stop him from making a difference for kids with cancer and how YOU can get involved too. 

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"Imagine the pain of hearing that not only is there no cure available for your child’s illness, but there is absolutely no hope that she will survive long enough to find one."

In 2011, McKenna was diagnosed with DIPG, a rare pediatric brain tumor.

With no known cure because of a lack of funding for research, read how Mckenna's family is honoring her memory & how YOU can help. 

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Dr. Green distinctly remembers the first time he gave a family the news that their child had a fatal brain tumor. “The first time we met this family, we were telling them that their child probably had less than a year to live and that there was no cure potential.” Dr. Green has dedicated his career to finding a cure. Read how St. Baldrick’s funded research is helping him make it happen!

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"The team empowers a lot of kids to come up say 'I did something good and something I can be proud of.'"

In 2009, Tuesday became an angel and Team Tuesday was born. See how her family is honoring her legacy & read Tuesday's life story here. 

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Last year, the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) teamed up with St. Baldrick's to boldly re-imagine the way the deadliest of pediatric cancers are researched.

And now, just in time for Brain Cancer Awareness Month, NBTS has some promising news that can change the lives of kids with brain cancer! 

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"There are so many different ways to deal with the grief of losing a child. I knew I had to wake up everyday and choose happiness in my son’s honor."

See the special way Tracey grieves & gives back honor of her son Brooks <3 

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Katie Pierantozzi always wanted to be a mom.

But she never imagined she’d be a cancer mom.

Read Katie's message and her Mother’s Day wish for all those moms out there who have a child with cancer. 

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Did you know video games could help create a world without childhood cancer?

Here are 3 easy ways you (or someone you know) can turn a passion for gaming into a force of good for kids with cancer!

Tag a gamer friend in the comments!


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Todd was a healthy 13-year-old who was about to start high school.

Then everything changed - he was diagnosed with childhood cancer.

Read how a St. Baldrick’s-supported trial helped save Todd's life & how his non-profit is working with St. Baldrick's to make a difference.



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In honor of National Nurses' Week, we bring you Peggy's story - a pediatric oncology nurse with a heart of gold.

She's also organized a St. Baldrick's event over the past 14 years that's pulled in nearly $5 MILLION for children's cancer research!

See why she's dedicated 46 years to caring for kids with cancer <3 
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