Months before a clear diagnosis, Ellora was experiencing a loss of appetite, night sweats, and oversleeping. For Ellora, these symptoms were seen as normal for her or seen as natural changes in the growth of a 2-year-old. Eventually, she developed little spots on her hands and unexplained bruises on her body, which the doctors deemed Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP), but after seeing an informative TikTok video on the symptoms Ellora was experiencing, her mom’s gut told her it was something more than a bleeding disorder.
At just 16 years old, Emely’s whole world changed when she learned that she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a pediatric cancer that affects the body’s white blood cells, also known as lymphocytes.
Karim was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) at just 4-years-old in April of 2021, and has stayed a kind and courageous boy ever since.
Manav began his journey in June of 2018 after being diagnosed with B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), the most common type of pediatric cancer that affects B-Cells in one’s immune system.
In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we remember Keaton Kiddo Shyann, a beautiful young warrior who fought a strenuous three year battle against Ewing’s Sarcoma, a cancer that affects bones and soft tissue.