While treatment has not been easy, Alana’s care team was able to save half of the vision in her affected eye… and her life!
Meet our Young Warriors
Meet some of the childhood cancer survivors that the NCCS has helped throughout the years. Read their cancer survivor stories, view their pictures and learn more about their journey. We’re sure they will inspire you – just as they inspire us each and every day!
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View our young warrior stories by type of cancer.
“The NCCS has freed our minds of one less expense we need to worry about. We are so thankful for them,” said Aryia's mom.
"When it’s your child who’s just been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, it brings you to your knees. And mine hit the floor,” said Williams mom.
"Our daughter has been through so much. Thank you. We truly appreciate everything the NCCS does,” said Adeleen's mom.
"We consider ourselves very blessed and hope others can have the assistance the NCCS bestowed upon our family,” said Draven's mom.
"Since being diagnosed with ALL, Rhyker has shown undeniable superhero-like strength,” said Rhyker's mom.
"Saying thank you isn’t enough as we cannot even express in words our gratitude,” said Julia's mom.
"Although we still have much to overcome, I am so grateful for everyone in this battle,” said Brantley's mom.
"The help of the NCCS... has made this traumatic event more manageable,” said Jeremiah's mom.
“To be offered any assistance, gifts or prayers, we are greatly humbled,” said Tiana's mom.
“The National Children’s Cancer Society has provided such a great support for us,” said Marissa, Lincoln's mom.
“Ava hasn’t let the weight of chemotherapy, side effects, and the horrible disease steal her shine or personality,” Ava's mom.
“This crazy life has become our new normal. Thankfully, Rhyan has continued to be her loving, bubbly, sassy self,” Rhyan's mom.
“We are thankful that The NCCS has helped us through a very challenging time in our lives... it has really meant the world to us,” Nick's Mom
“None of this could have been possible without the NCCS...” said Jennifer, Ella’s mom.
In addition to the financial support the organization provided, their NCCS case manager gave them much-needed emotional support.