Cigna Employees Rally to Raise Money for Childhood Cancer Research

After hearing Cigna employee Michele (Shelli) James share her very personal story of losing her young son Ricky to rhabdomyosarcoma, several Cigna employees were inspired to partner with the Rally Foundation in 2016 to bring childhood cancer awareness to the workplace. A “Going Gold” event was held at the Pittsburgh, PA office in September of

Rally Researcher Elias Sayour’s Impact

When a child is diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, their treatment typically involves surgery to remove the tumor, followed by rounds and rounds of high-dose chemotherapy to make sure it doesn’t come back. It’s brutal, explains Rally researcher Dr. Elias Sayour. Osteosarcoma often occurs in the long bones of the body, like

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