Ailynn’s Childhood Cancer Story

It was 2012, and the Chaneys were looking for answers. Something wasn’t right with their 8-month-old baby girl. Ailynn’s skin was pale, her eyes were dull, and her typically boundless energy and insatiable appetite had all but disappeared. When a fever of 104 degrees sent Ailynn to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, the family finally got

What It’s Really Like to Be a Childhood Cancer Survivor: Robert’s Story

By Cindi Bonner, Director of Rally Pensacola If you were to ask any person on the street what they think of when they hear “cancer survivor,” you might hear words like “lucky,” “resilient,” “hopeful” and “healed.” They might describe someone whose body has been to war and come out victorious, with a whole new lease

Unraveling the Mystery Behind JMML Outcomes

Rally-funded researcher helps to identify predictors for JMML patient outcomes. Rally’s early support of Dr. Elliot Stieglitz’ career may have changed the future for children who will be diagnosed with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML), a type of blood cancer sometimes caused by a mutation present at birth. Rally Researcher Dr. Elliot Stieglitz Each

Addison Ledford’s Dream for Kids Fighting Cancer

Addison Ledford, like many third graders studying U.S. History, squirmed in her classroom chair last January as her teacher read the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous speech, "I Have a Dream." But for Addison, it was more than a history lesson. Addison’s childhood has been filled with stories and memories of her cousin,