The EVAN Foundation provided $50,000 in neuroblastoma research grants in 2012, its first full year in operation. One of those grants went to CHOP’s own Yael Mossé, MD.
Mark was diagnosed with a pediatric brain tumor when he was three years old and began treatment at CHOP. Now an eighth grader, he tells the story of his fight with cancer.
Trish Cartafalsa noticed that her 2-year-old, Ryan, was having problems with balance. Days later, he was having a pediatric brain tumor removed at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Diagnosed with germinoma, a type of pediatric brain tumor, Mikayla benefited from proton therapy, an advanced form of radiation treatment offered at CHOP.
Diagnosed with a brain tumor, 11-year-old Stephany and her family traveled from Brazil to Philadelphia for proton therapy treatment.
In September 2012, 13-year-old Callum’s neck became swollen and lumpy. After appointments with doctors and specialists, Callum was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma.
During Justin’s ALL treatment at CHOP, he and his parents participated in a research study about the Cellie Cancer Coping Kit, a unique tool to support and educate kids with cancer.