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Sedona

CCN’s September 20th Hero is Sedona! Sedona is 16 years old and was diagnosed with ALL at the age of 14.  She has had many hospitalizations throughout her treatment and has had a difficult time.  Fortunately she has only 6 more months left of treatment.  Radiation was the hardest part for her but she is…

Cooper

CCN’s September 9th Hero is Cooper! Cooper is an ambitious 13 year old who would like to someday climb to a high peak and to be able to say he did it!  He has beat his leukemia while living in the Phoenix area and is proud of that fact.  Since then he and his family…

Elizabeth

CCN’s September 19th Hero is Elizabeth! At age 13 Elizabeth was a dancer and dancing was her life!  She started having pain in her hip and thought at the time that it was an injury from dance.  At the time pain from dance was just part of being a dancer but this pain increased and…

Lauren

CCN’s September 18th Hero is Lauren! Lauren is 19 years old and a huge Taylor Swift fan and would love to meet her someday.  Lauren was diagnosed with ALL her senior year of high school.  Her treatments pulled her out of school which changed her life drastically because she couldn’t be around her friends.  Her…

Heather

CCN’s September 15th Hero is Heather! Heather is one of our heroes because she is a sibling to Mathew, her 18 year old brother who was diagnosed with Juvenile Pilosytic Astrocytoma.  Heather is 11 years old now and was only 2 when her brother was diagnosed.  She has been supportive of her brother for a…

Gwen

CCN’s September 17th Hero is Gwen! Gwen’s motto is “Cancer Sucks!”  She was a healthy girl up until she was diagnosed out of the blue in June of 2016.  Going to the doctor with a fever, it was decided that blood work needed to be done to figure out what was going on and Gwen…

Mia

CCN’s September 16th Hero is Mia! Mia is 9 years old and was diagnosed with Blastoma.  She is a smiley, happy, girl celebrating being cancer free since May of 2014!  She has decided that when she grows up she would like to become a doctor.  She would love the super power of being able to…

Latavia

CCN’s September 14th Hero is Latavia! Latavia has been diagnosed with fibromatosis and has had a tough cancer journey.  She is 13 years old and singing brings a lot of joy to her world.  She loves Disney songs especially Mona and likes to sing for her parents and family.  She and her family have enjoyed…

Rio

CCN’s September 13th Hero is Rio! Rio is 9 years old and has been cancer free for 5 years!  She had been diagnosed with Wilms’ tumor on her kidney.  When she grows up she would like to be a doctor.  It is on her “bucket list” to become a doctor and figure out a cure…

Bruce

CCN’s September 12th Hero is Bruce! Bruce has wise words for other cancer survivors, “Don’t be afraid of your port!”  “It’s not really a big deal.”  These words are from a 7 year old who has been diagnosed with high risk ALL.  He was diagnosed in the fall of 2015 after having a fever that…