"I will never forget that day that our life was changed. Some for the worse and some for the better."
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.
"Without the aid of NCCS, we would not be able to get the healthcare treatment our daughter requires to stay alive."
"The extra boost from NCCS removed some of the extra weight on our shoulders...Thank you NCCS!"
Elise was diagnosed when she was only five months old with bilateral Retinoblastoma.
"She's found a way, with God, I believe, to embrace all she has and enjoy life in a way that some never figure out."
"He is an amazing person who shares his story with everyone."
It was that love of sports and a seemingly normal day of tee-ball practice that changed the Cooper family forever.
"We really appreciate The NCCS - their help means one less thing we have to worry about."
"People always say 'to know Justin is to love Justin!'"
"We are truly grateful for the kindness and generosity the NCCS has given our family."
"Thank you for all that you do, and for what you have done for our family. God Bless!"
"Going through childhood cancer as a family turns your world upside down. Imagine facing that news not once, but twice."
"I share my story to inspire others in the same situation"
"Finding out your child has cancer feels like an emotional knockout punch"
Elizabeth Shaw was new to parenthood when she noticed that her three-month-old son, Noah, wasn't focusing his eyes on anyone or anything.
"We are so thankful for everything NCCS has done for Olivia. We cannot imagine our incredible journey without their help."