Chris talks about his son’s battle with cancer

A tennis ball sized lump on the head of two-year-old, Graham, led to a diagnosis of Choroid Plexus Carcinoma. In this interview, Graham’s dad Chris talks to 105.1 The BUZZ about the non-stop doctors visits, and long treatments, and the vital part CCA played in his cancer battle. Chris also talked about the very special… Read more »

Mason’s mom discusses the impact of a Chemo Pal Mentor

Mason, diagnosed at just three years old, is an adorable boy with a lot of energy. At times, it was difficult for his mom, Diane, to focus on talking to the doctors while taking care of her seriously ill son. Fortunately, CCA’s Chemo Pal Mentor Program was there with the perfect match for Mason—Eileen. In just two visits,… Read more »

Having a Chemo Pal Mentor was a relief for Sophia’s family

Sophia’s mother talked with 105.1 The Buzz’s Daria sharing the profound impact a Chemo Pal Mentor had on their lives in the midst of months in the hospital, even as Sophia was put on life support. “The first time [Wendy] came into Sophia’s room, it was like Sophia had known [Wendy] her whole life, she reached… Read more »

Remembering Caitlyn

Caitlyn’s mom, Shawna, talks with 105.1 The BUZZ about her daughter and 2013 CCA Hero, Caitlyn. Beginning at just 15-months-old, Caitlyn fought a long battle with cancer, eventually passing away at age 17. Throughout the many years of hospital visits and treatments, CCA was with them the whole way. Shawna talks about the friendship that… Read more »

Interview: Tim’s Story

Mitch from 105.1 The Buzz finds out from Tim and his mom, Susan, what it’s like to get a leukemia diagnosis as a teen. Their lives changed in an instant, but Tim was set up with a specially matched Chemo Pal to help him through it all. “They brought something to my son’s life that we… Read more »

Interview: Rebecca & Xavier

Rebecca and Xavier talk about what life looks like as a kid diagnosed with lupus. Xavier has maintained his joy over the last 4 years in part thanks to help from CCA and going to special events with his Chemo Pal, spending time with kids going through similar struggles, and helping him feel like a normal kid. Meanwhile, Rebecca… Read more »