Archive for the ‘Children’ category

Teen Fights Disease

October 15th, 2011

A spunky teen fights a deadly disease What is it like to watch your child grow up all the while knowing she will one day need a life-saving treatment? That was the situation 13-year-old Cameron and her family faced for years. Diagnosed with Fanconi anemia (FA) at just 10-days-old, Cameron and her family spent volumes of [...]

Lymphocytic Leukemia

August 10th, 2011

Growing backwards, then up Watching your child grow and move forward through developmental milestones—learning to sit, to crawl, to take the first tottering step—is a joyful process for any parent. How frightening, then, to watch your child suddenly seem to “grow backwards.” That is what Kyle and Jamekka experienced when their two-year-old son Alijah stopped [...]