Hope in Midst of Tragedy for a Little Girl with a Rare Cancer

When Fionah Raymond was just 3-months-old, her ear began to bleed without stopping. This was initially thought to be related to an ear infection, but when the symptoms progressed despite treatment, it was later discovered to be a rare and … Read More

Past, Present, Future — A Love Letter To Our Neuro-Oncologist

Ellie Ewoldt, mom to brain tumor patient Chase Ewoldt, shares a letter below she wrote to Rishi Lulla, MD, Neuro-oncologist. Recently, Chase entered the STAR Program –  Survivors Taking Action and Responsibility.   Wednesday, January 25, 2017 marked the end … Read More

Pounding the Pavement and Beating Cancer

The 26.2 miles Jennifer Reichek, MD, and her STAR patient Hailey Danisewicz ran together in Sunday’s Chicago Marathon are impressive on their own – and then you learn that Hailey ran them with a prosthetic leg. Check out WGNTV.com for … Read More

Making Sure Cancer Goes Away, And Stays Away

By Karina Danner-Koptic, RN, MSN, APN-CPON Childhood cancer survivors are an ever-growing force! More than 85% of children diagnosed with cancer in 2013 can expect to be cured. Innovative medicines and therapies, along with increased understanding of the biology of … Read More