Hospital visits and overnight stays for seriously ill children and teens at three new locations are about to get a little more Joyful! We’re excited to announce new additions to our JoyRx Music national hospital partners: University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (UMCSN), East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, and Medical City Children’s Hospital. These three new… Read more »
Available to teens and young adults, NatureRx events are a fun and safe way to get outside. We answer some of the most frequently asked questions.
George’s time volunteering as a Chemo Pal for almost four years taught him a lot about life, courage, and the importance of being present.
When Sol was diagnosed with high-risk neuroblastoma her parents received a mountain of paperwork, the only form they completed was CCA’s Chemo Pal Mentor. Part two of a three-part series on Sol’s time in the hospital.
Zoa’s First Concert Like many 12-year-old girls, Zoa has pictures of her favorite band, Panic! At The Disco, plastering her walls. Unlike, many girls, Zoa is also battling Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), pre-leukemia bone marrow failure. When Zoa learned that Panic! At The Disco would be coming to Portland for a concert, she told her parents… Read more »
CCA’s Chemo Pal Mentor Program provides kids with a caring, trusted, adult friend to look forward to seeing during treatments, and someone in their corner when they need it most. Chemo Pal mentors play games, listen to music, share hobbies, or simply offer the comfort of companionship, relieving the anxiety, loneliness, and isolation experienced by… Read more »