Tag Archives: AYA

$30 million for AYA

Editor’s Note:   Update May,20,2016:Congress Heard You! A huge THANK YOU to everyone who called their Representative and signed on to the support letter asking for $30 million for a Peer-Reviewed Young Adult, Adolescent and Pediatric Cancer Research Program within the … Continue reading

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Where are you now, Rock Hudson?

Are you wondering who is Rock Hudson? Do you think I have lost my mind? Well ….. Since my son Steven’s diagnoses with Stage Four Osteosarcoma over 7 years ago, followed by a diagnosis of Secondary Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, which required … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to Four Square Clobbers Cancer! Four-Square Clobbers Cancer is a conversational blog that is dedicated to improving the outcomes of children, adolescents, and young adults who are being treated or have been treated for cancer.  The goal is to inform, … Continue reading

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Survivor

Although everyone in our Childhood Cancer group is trying to survive, this contest is not like the TV game show where everyone is reasonably healthy  and one lucky person wins a million dollars if they are the lone survivor. Every … Continue reading

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One Son and Two Cancers: A journey, a lesson, a mission

This story will introduce you to the AYA community.  AYA stands for Adolescent, and Young Adult.  Because it is nestled between children and adults, this population of cancer patients is often overlooked and underserved.  It does not get the attention … Continue reading

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