MyMusicRx Volunteer Spotlight – Meet Tim Uecker  

An experienced MyMusicRx Volunteer, Tim Uecker has played music for kids battling serious medical illnesses for over 15 years. He started volunteering in 2001 when he was working at a local music shop and heard about the MyMusicRx Hallway Harmonics volunteer music program. The Hallway Harmonics volunteers play for kids at Randall Children’s Hospital and… Read more »

Cancer Sucks!  

At CCA, we know that for seriously ill children and their families, every moment is precious and we’ve made it our mission to transform those moments with joy. That’s why when Blake was diagnosed with clear cell carcinoma at just 2-years-old, CCA was there to deliver the healing power of friendship and music right to… Read more »

Brady Wrestles Cancer  

A little rough-housing doesn’t frighten Brady Coy, especially when his wrestling opponent is Troutdale police officer and Chemo Pal mentor, Nick Bohrer, a friend (and cancer survivor) who has already seen him tackle so much. Headaches in 2014 uncovered a frightening diagnosis, an extremely rare and aggressive form of brain cancer called anaplastic ependymoma. Through… Read more »

The Seely Family talks of treatment, CCA, and MyMusicRx  

Anna Seely and her family talk to FOX 12’s Wayne Garcia about her leukemia diagnosis, the long months of treatment, time spent in the hospital, and how CCA’s MyMusicRx and Chemo Pal Mentor Program helped her find her joy and made her feel like a normal kid again. “People underestimate the power of joy when you’re… Read more »

The Nackerud family shares how CCA helped  

FOX 12’s Amy Troy speaks to the Nackerud family as they share how CCA helped Fynn and them get through an incredibly challenging time with joy and laughter. Amy also chats with Fynn’s Chemo Pal mentor, Ed, and learns about their incredible bond. Read more at KPTV.com.

Asher has faced many challenges  

FOX 12’s Wayne Garcia sat down with Sharonda, mother of two-year-old Asher, who has faced many challenges in his short life, including a battle with leukemia. Sharonda shares the special friendship that formed between her son and his Chemo Pal mentor, Brittany, and how CCA’s MyMusicRx program created joy through the rough times. Read more… Read more »

Interview: Remembering Christopher  

FOX 12’s Amy Troy meets the parents of a little ball of energy named Christopher. The Johnsons talk about his diagnosis at just 18 months of age, his year and a half long battle against the disease, and the special role his Chemo Pal mentor, Sue (along with the MyMusicRx program) played in his journey.… Read more »

Interview: The Bruno Family  

Tigard third grader Holly Bruno loves practicing songs on the piano, singing, and playing board games with her parents and siblings. She was a typical 8-year-old girl until August of last year, when pain on the side of her face led to a diagnosis of a type of cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma. FOX 12’s Stephanie Kralevich… Read more »