Tag Archives: Children with Cancer

Children with Cancer Teach Us What the Holidays Are About

On the pediatric oncology unit, everyone knows that the only gift that matters is love

Many years ago, I worked as a nurse caring for children with cancer. And when I told people what I did for a living, their response was inevitably something along the lines of “Oh, that’s so sad! How can you … Continue reading

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Book Review: “I Want to Grow Up, I Want to Grow Hair, I Want to Go to Boise” by Erma Bombeck

How children survive cancer

Until the mid-1980’s, Erma Bombeck considered herself a light comedy writer. In books such as “At Wit’s End” and “Aunt Erma’s Cope Book,” she wrote about the amusing things that happened in her family and with her friends. Then, in … Continue reading

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Not Just Another Batman Costume: San Francisco Is Gotham City for a Day!

Meet Batkid: A five-year-old with leukemia whose Make-A-Wish dream was realized with the help of his father and mother

We had the most amazing day ever in San Francisco (the actual location of SevenPonds’ headquarters) yesterday, as the city actually became Gotham City for a day – really! Miles Scott is a kindergartner (the sweetest) who is in remission … Continue reading

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Pablove Shutterbugs Shows Children with Cancer the Healing Power of Creativity

Developing their creative voice through the art of photography

The mission of The Pablove Foundation is to fund pediatric cancer research and advances in treatment, educate and empower families, and improve the quality of life for children living with cancer through play, music and arts programs with hospitals. Annually, the … Continue reading

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