Our Kids’ Stories
Every family affected by childhood cancer has a unique story to tell. Click on any one of our brave kids to read their amazing story. If you would like to get in touch with any of our families, please contact Northwest Indiana Cancer Kids at 219-552-1217 or email@example.com. Parents, submit your child’s story here.
DrewStage 4 Neuroblastoma
Drew was diagnosed at Children’s Memorial Hospital on November 6, 2007, and he was given only a 30% chance of survival.
HeatherDiffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG)
October 25, 2013 at the age of 15, Heather Serafin was diagnosed with one of cancer’s most ruthless forms, DIPG.
RoninAcute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)
In September 2011, our bubbly and cheerful 16 month old son became pale and overly exhausted in what seemed like overnight.
MirandaAcute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).
Miranda Skye Jackson was born on March 31, 2010. On August 10, 2010, at just 4 months old, Miranda was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).
Colin Mosley never showed any symptoms of being sick he just had little orange spots on his head.
On a random Tuesday afternoon in November while a typical 8 year old is in the second grade, our daughter Ekaterina was in a CT scan that would reveal that she had a golf ball sized tumor in her brain.
On December 23, 2011 Rusty was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor in the pineal region of his brain, which had metastasized, down his spine.
Hailey Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (A.L.L)
Watch for this story coming soon.