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Defying the Odds

By Candi Kruszynski, mother of Rally Kid Drew What a Difference 10 Years Can Make My son, Drew, was given less than a 10% chance of survival at his diagnosis 10 years ago. Today, he’s thriving thanks to Rally funded neuroblastoma research. This funding comes from the generous and passionate efforts of supporters like Pope

My New Normal: Surviving and Thriving

By Rally Kid Turner, A two-time childhood cancer survivor My name is Turner and I’m a two-time survivor of acute lymphoblastic leukemia.  I was originally diagnosed in 2005, relapsed in 2011 and was in treatment for nearly six years, combined.  I’ve shared the details of battling cancer numerous times but today I’d like to share a

Six Things I Now Know About Pediatric Cancer

By Ashley McCann, Rally Foundation Spokeswoman and Childhood Cancer Advocate It’s September, and if you’re reading this, you know what that means. It’s more than pumpkin lattes, college football and cooler weather – it’s childhood cancer awareness month. I was given the opportunity to write a blog for Rally, but truthfully, I am at a loss

My Son Grant: The Strongest Person I Know

By Michael Gossling, Rally Kid Grant’s Dad Lately, I’ve had a recurring dream, really a nightmare. It’s an aerial view of my wife and I piled on the floor in our kitchen with our four kids, and we’re all drowning in a pool of tears and loud deafening sobs. We are holding onto each other