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My Journey with Rhabdomyosarcoma: Annie Horner’s Story

In May 2016, I was 18 years old, taking classes at Georgia State, and volunteering at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta through the College Volunteer program. My mom noticed a pea sized bump in my left wrist. It was so small and if I moved my wrist a certain way, it would recede and disappear into my

Herpes Virus Shows Preliminary Effectiveness In Killing Malignant Brain Tumors

Gregory Friedman, M.D., primary investigator and a Rally-funded researcher, spoke on Tuesday at the International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology in Denver to release the promising findings of his study from the University of Alabama Birmingham and Children’s of Alabama. The study is based upon viral immunotherapy using the herpes virus (known as G207) to treat

Kids Helping Kids: Eating Doughnuts While Funding Childhood Cancer Research

By Alex Hornsby, age 11 I have never experienced cancer myself, but a few years ago a girl in my church named Grace started having pain in her leg and was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. Until then, I didn’t know that kids could get sick that way. I watched Grace go through her treatments and learned

The Best Birthday Present Ever

By Dean Crowe, Rally Founder and CEO Last week was my birthday. I have to confess that I do love birthdays—the celebrations and of course, giving or receiving of surprise birthday presents. That happened last week on my birthday. But to understand how very special the present was, you have to go back a few