Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, a time to recognize and honor those families affected by childhood cancers. It is incredibly important that we spend time bringing awareness to pediatric cancer as it remains the leading cause of death by disease for children under the age of 14. Throughout September we shine light on the advances that have been made in childhood cancer treatment, and on the individuals who are fighting childhood cancers.
As Dance Marathon at Florida State University, we are paired with Shands Children’s Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. We have a variety of miracle children who are fighting pediatric illnesses. With this month being childhood cancer awareness month, we wanted to highlight our miracle children who are battling cancer. Below is a list of the miracle children fighting each and every day.
Ayden (Pilocytic Astrocytoma with glioma blasts)
Jack (Acute Myeloid Leukemia)
Fletcher (Burkitt's Lymphoma)
We are so honored to have them as miracle children. As we continue to fight for and with these children, we wanted to spread awareness of childhood cancer and the impact it has on many families across the world.