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Solid Tumors

A solid tumor is an abnormal mass of tissue that can occur in all different parts of the body including the brain, kidneys, liver and bones. The two major types of solid tumors are sarcomas and carcinomas. Sarcomas are tumors that occur in blood vessels, bones, fat tissue, ligaments, lymph vessels, muscles or tendons. The most common solid tumors in children and teens are rhabdomyosarcoma, neuroblastoma, Wilms Tumor, germ cell tumors and retinoblastoma.

Keira

Keira

In early 2017, Keira came home from baseball practice complaining of pain in her side. After developing other concerning symptoms, she was taken to the doctor. Unfortunately, tests revealed a mass on one of Keira’s kidneys. She was diagnosed with Wilms tumor on a...

Kenson

Kenson

September 1st-3rd Kenson had a few fevers, with vomiting. We thought it was just a stomach virus. The morning of September 4th we noticed he had a pretty good sized hard spot on the left side of his belly. We thought he was constipated also. So we gave him so baby...

Nicholas

Nicholas

Nicholas was 10 years old when his life was turned upside down by a cancer diagnosis. He is bravely fighting ependymoma, a brain tumor. Every child who has been diagnosed with childhood cancer inspires us to Rally On to find better treatments with fewer long-term side...

Isabellas

Isabellas

Isabellas was just 3 years old when she began her fight against neuroblastoma. Every child who has been diagnosed with childhood cancer inspires us to Rally On to find better treatments with fewer long-term side effects and, ultimately, cures. Please join us in the...

Case

Case

Case was in kindergarten when he was diagnosed with Burkitt Lymphoma, a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Every child who has been diagnosed with childhood cancer inspires us to Rally On to find better treatments with fewer long-term side effects and, ultimately, cures....

Eli

Eli

In the fall of 2014, Eli was enjoying football season and his 7th grade year. A lymph node swelled on his neck right after Christmas. We took Eli to the doctor and had him treated for what was assumed to be an infection. After two full rounds of antibiotics, the lymph...

Audrey

Audrey

Audrey led a very active and happy life for five years. She had virtually no health issues or anything that would lead us to believe she had any ailments. On Halloween in 2010, she went trick or treating throughout the whole neighborhood without missing any houses....

Virginia

Virginia

Virginia was diagnosed with Anaplastic Ependymoma—a tumor of the central nervous system—in August 2015 when she was just four years old. Every child who has been diagnosed with childhood cancer inspires us to Rally On to find better treatments with fewer long-term...

Campbell

Campbell

In the summer of 2017, Rally Kid Campbell began having muscle pain in her left calf. As a competitive ski racer who was training in the gym daily, her coach assumed she had pulled a muscle. But after Campbell’s pain continued for two months, it finally came to a head...

Dax

Dax

Dax was diagnosed with neuroblastoma when he was only 9 months old. Every child who has been diagnosed with childhood cancer inspires us to Rally On to find better treatments with fewer long-term side effects and, ultimately, cures. Please join us in the fight against...

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