Meet some of our champions of childhood cancer. Their compelling stories will inspire you!
Making a Difference for Families
There are seven POGO Satellite Clinics throughout Ontario. Watch how nurses at Credit Valley Hospital and Southlake Regional Health Centre are making a difference in the lives of kids with cancer and their families.
Creating A Happy Home When Your Child has Cancer
The doctor pressed down on Selena’s stomach and noticed her liver was swollen. Although he attributed it to an infection, he was still curious so he made a requisition for an ultrasound. And for that, I will forever be grateful.
The Power of Population-based Research
Population-based research can help answer questions where outcomes are small and need to be studied on a large scale to understand the answers. For instance, do families ever recover financially when they have experienced a childhood cancer diagnosis?
Me and My Twin: The Unmistakable Effects of Childhood Cancer
Until the age of 11, most people could not tell me apart from my identical twin brother, Ben; we had the same friends, performed the same at school, and we have always had similar interests and tastes. And then I was diagnosed with cancer.
Lauren’s Story: The Childhood Cancer Family Experience
Childhood cancer is not an individual disease. It affects the whole family, community and society.
A Day in the Life of Sara Jean
At six years old, Sara Jean knows way more about the ins and outs of a hospital than any child should have to. That’s because she has spent half of her young life in cancer treatment.
By the time he was 16 years of age, André Boothe was a three-time childhood cancer survivor. On September 22, 2016, Andre lost his battle. His story still inspires.