We Prescribe Joy!

For children diagnosed with serious illness and their families, every moment is precious. At the Children's Cancer Association (CCA), our goal is to transform as many of those moments as possible — with joy.

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About CCA

At the Children's Cancer Association (CCA) we believe all kids deserve long, wonderful lives. Or at the very least, short, wonderful lives. That’s why our programs leverage music, nature, friendship, and resources to create transformative moments of joy for families facing cancer and other serious illnesses.

JoyRx Programs

CCA’s MyMusicRx®, Chemo Pal® Mentor Program, Alexandra Ellis Caring Cabin™, and Link programs proudly delivered award winning, free-of-charge services a combined 91,964 times in 2017.

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D.J., Back to Life [Part 2]

After surgery and many rounds of chemo, D.J. is starting to reclaim the life that cancer forced him to put on hold.

A Life, Interrupted [Part 1]

D.J. had big ambitions for his last year of high school but life had other ideas. When D.J. started getting sharp headaches, he thought it was a sinus infection, it turned out to be something far more serious—a brain tumor.