“Ava hasn’t let the weight of chemotherapy, side effects, and the horrible disease steal her shine or personality,” Ava's mom.
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!
View our young warrior stories by type of cancer.
“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.
"The NCCS made sure we had enough money for fuel and food," - LJ's dad.
“The NCCS is one of the best organizations we have worked with. We would need to travel with very little notice and our case manager was easy to work with and made the process simple,” said London’s father, Art.
From looking at Anthony’s smiling face, no one would ever suspect that he was battling cancer.
"The impact NCCS has had on my life and my family has been profound," said Hazel’s father.
"We are so grateful and appreciative of the travel assistance the NCCS has given to us" - Caeleighs mom.
"The best feature of the NCCS is their standing policy – wherever the child needs to be seen is where they will be seen" - Heather and Dominick's father.
"The National Children’s Cancer Society has been there with us from the beginning" - Colton's mom.
"All of the love and help we get... from amazing organizations like the NCCS make it a lot easier to handle and cope with," - Analis' mom.
"Our NCCS case manager was absolutely wonderful and always followed-up with me. We are forever grateful!" Vance's mom.
"We didn't think we were ever going to be able to pull ourselves together. We appreciate all the help from the NCCS," - Lauralyn's mom.
In addition to assisting with travel expenses, the NCCS case manager provided some much-needed emotional support.