Hope, Strength, and Healing for families coping with a child cancer diagnosis

Keaton Kiddos – Jessen

Keaton Kiddo - JessenJessen Age  3

On March 1st when taken to the doctor Jessen had a fever and extremely high blood pressure. They were sent immediately over to the hospital for him to be admitted. He had x-rays done and an ultrasound of his abdomen, which showed a mass with a blood supply to it. After more scans/tests he was diagnosed with High Risk Stage 4 Neuroblastoma. The tumor is wrapped around his left kidney and the cancer has spread to his bones. As of now, June 12, 2013, Jessen has had multiple tests/scans, 2 bone marrow biopsies, a biopsy of the tumor which resulted in an incision across the entire front of his abdomen, placement of a Broviac central line in his chest, a stem cell harvest, 5 rounds of chemotherapy, and multiple blood and platelet transfusions.

Meet Keaton’s Kiddo – Pedro

Strong and optimistic Keaton’s Kiddo Pedro has a heart for soccer and music, and he absolutely loves Chick-Fil-A! Being a teen at just 14 years old, Pedro was sadly diagnosed with a brain tumor called Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma. Hear about Pedro’s journey from his point of view.

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Meet Keaton’s Kiddo – Blossom

Keaton’s kiddo Blossom is a sweet and sassy 4-year-old who loves slime and all things girly! Her childhood cancer journey began when she was just two years old, diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow.

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Meet Keaton’s Kiddo – Nolan

Keaton kiddo Nolan is a sweet 7-year-old who loves to swim, play with RC trucks, and play video games. On June 27, 2023, Nolan was diagnosed with B-Cell Lymphoma, a type of cancer that occurs when healthy B-Cells form in rapid growing cancer cells.

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