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Rally Kid Maddy: A New Year With New Hope

By Maddy Roman Hi! My name is Maddy and I am 16 years old. After a year of excruciating pain and misdiagnoses, I was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, on February 2nd, 2018. This year has been rough (to say the least), but I wouldn’t trade it for anything. Throughout this cancer journey,

Dr. Mark Chiang’s Discovery Paves the Way for Acute Leukemia Treatment without Major Side Effects

Dr. Mark Chiang Through his work at the University of Michigan Cancer Center, Rally Researcher Dr. Mark Chiang discovered a novel protein that sticks to a leukemia cancer gene called Notch. This discovery could potentially pave the way for anti-Notch drugs—drugs without the harsh, harmful side effects of traditional acute leukemia treatment. We

Top 5 Reasons To Run The Rally Cupid Chase 5K

5. We are a Peachtree Road Race qualifier! Complete the 5K and submit your time when you register for the 2018 Peachtree Road Race for a better start wave placement. 4. We offer family-friendly activities such as our Stroller 5K and Cherub Chase 1K. Seriously, there's something for everyone! 3. Run in a costume, if

What Are the Most Common Childhood Cancers?

It’s no secret that adults get cancer. But children get cancer, too — and it’s more common than you might think. Worldwide, 300,000 kids are diagnosed with cancer every year. And in the U.S., 1 in 285 children will be diagnosed with cancer before they turn 20.