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‘He thought his goals had been taken from him’

A child’s cancer diagnosis impacts the whole family. Below, Jacob Fields’ mom, Amanda, reflects on the weight of the disease, from her son doubting his future to the reality of remission. I knew something was wrong. I could feel it in my gut, but what I had no idea. The doctor looked at us and […] Read More »

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Growing up with sickle cell disease

Jalen Matthews is a 20-year-old junior at the University of Kentucky. She is a kinesiology major who aspires to a career in physical therapy. She’s active in her sorority and the student activity board. And, she has sickle cell disease. In the 1970s, the average life span for a person with sickle cell was 14 […] Read More »

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Ways you can support not-for-profit Norton Children’s Hospital this holiday season

The season of giving is officially upon us, and there are plenty of ways you can support children in the hospital. As a charitable organization, donations to Norton Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Hospital Foundation may be tax-deductible. You can make a difference from the cozy comfort of home while sharing a meal with family […] Read More »

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Cancer survivors can be at risk for learning disabilities

According to the American Cancer Society, more than 80 percent of children with cancer now survive five years or more thanks to major treatment advancements. As more kids who had childhood cancer grow up, doctors and researchers are learning more about side effects that can happen months or years down the road. Learning disabilities and […] Read More »

Give for Good Louisville

Thanks, Louisville, for helping kids with cancer

Thank you so much for your generosity and outpouring of love for those in our community who have been touched by cancer during this year’s Give for Good Louisville campaign. Funds raised go directly to help care for children and teens at Norton Children’s Cancer Institute. If you missed it, we shared the courageous stories […] Read More »

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Change a life today and give for good

An estimated 15,780 kids in the United States are diagnosed with childhood cancer every year. In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the Children’s Hospital Foundation asks you to join us today raising funds to help put an end to cancer. Give for good for every family that has to hear “Your child has cancer.” […] Read More »

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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 ClipForKids.org 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 ClipforKids.org 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 »