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Norton Children’s Cancer Institute stories

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New cancer care unit meets unique needs of teens, younger adults

Teens and young adults with cancer often fall into a gap between the typical care model for children and for adults. Cancer specialists know that patients between ages 15 and 39 — generally defined as AYA (adolescent and young adult) patients — have unique care needs that can go unmet. Some of those needs are […] Read More »

40 years of helping kids beat cancer

Pediatric cancer treatments have come so far in the past 40 years, and Leslie Peak has seen it all. The long-time nurse with Norton Children’s Cancer Institute has celebrated with families during their biggest victories and cried with them during the lowest of lows. Peak sat down with WHAS 11 to share her story and […] Read More »

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Emcee Jesse Ras gets head buzzed at Chili’s Clip for Kids

It’s not too late to support Chili’s Clip for Kids! If you missed the event, you can still help kids fighting cancer at Norton Children’s Hospital. Donate today at Help us meet our goal of $100,000. We’re almost there! Jesse Rasmussen values a great head of hair, but after becoming a father he realized […] Read More »

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Aiden’s Legacy donation to Chili’s Clip for Kids tops $9,000

His smile brightened the stage as honorary chair of this year’s Chili’s® Clip for Kids on May 21. His mom, Gena, and his dad, Jason, were center stage to help honor their son, a two-time cancer survivor and mentor to other kids fighting the disease. “Aiden is an inspiration,” said Michelle Lena, Chili’s Clip for […] Read More »

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Chili’s Clip for Kids 2017 Snapchat Rewind

It’s not too late to help Chili’sTM Clip for Kids If you missed the event, you can still help kids fighting cancer at Norton Children’s Hospital. Donate today at Help us meet our goal of $100,000 We’re almost there! For kids with cancer, losing their hair is just one part of their journey. On […] Read More »

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Meet the boy behind Bradley’s Beverage Bonanza

Bradley Roberts has a busy first week of summer vacation. After his kindergarten graduation at Coral Ridge Elementary, he’s gathering supplies and hosting Bradley’s Beverage Bonanza, an event to raise money for children fighting cancer. That’s normal for a 6-year-old, right? Bradley and his mom, Tracey, are avid listeners of Jesse & MJ, radio personalities […] Read More »

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Why I plan to shave my head for children fighting cancer

Sarah Pierce has big plans on May 21, 2017. That is the day she plans to shave her shoulder length hair at the Chili’s® Clip for Kids event. Pierce has been growing her out her hair while raising more than $20,000 in preparation of this moment. Pierce shares in her own words why she is […] Read More »

DJ Jesse set to shave if challenge is met

106.9 Morning Play personality fusses with hair in exclusive video; watch now Read More »

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Dance Big Red raises more than $66K for care at Norton Children’s

Dance Big Red raised $66,553.91 for pediatric heart and cancer care at Norton Children’s Hospital with nearly 700 Western Kentucky University students participating in the 12-hour student-led fundraising event. “The outcome is overwhelming for the third year.  Our hearts are overflowing with so much joy,” stated Molly Ann Lessig, Dance Big Red Co-Chair. “The event […] Read More »

Jesse & M.J. join Chili’s Clip for Kids

106.9 Morning Play duo to emcee, form team to support kids fighting cancer Read More »

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Chili’s Clip for Kids kicks off

Chili’s Clip for Kids® started its month-long drive to gather participants and raise money with a communitywide kickoff on Monday, April 17, at the Chili’s Grill & Bar at 421 S. Hurstbourne Parkway in Louisville, Kentucky. The kickoff offered fun activities for the family. Aiden Johnson, a two-time pediatric cancer survivor who is serving as […] Read More »

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The ‘silver lining’ of cancer treatment

Feb. 27, 2007, is a date that will be engrained in my mind forever. It was the day I found out I had cancer. I had a brain tumor and hydrocephalus, and had to get surgery and start treatment right away. As a little kid I had no idea what these words meant or how […] Read More »