Mother Thankful for Cancer Travel

Mother Thankful for Cancer Travel
Mother Thankful for Cancer Travel

Today, we received a very special email from Sarah, the mother of Compass to Care Child, Trevor.  Trevor is braving a medulloblastoma brain tumor. He is traveling monthly to Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio where he is admitted for two weeks for chemotherapy. Via the support of our donors,  Compass to Care is providing childhood can

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Milestone: 1000 Trips

Milestone: 1000 Trips
Milestone: 1000 Trips

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Compass to Care Childhood Cancer Foundation Reaches Milestone of Supporting Children on 1000 Trips for Cancer Treatment Chicago, Illinois – November 11, 2013 – Compass to Care, The Mike and Sandy Ernsdorff Childhood Cancer Foundation today announced they have reached the significant milestone of supporting children on 1000 tri

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Hope After Losing A Child

Hope After Losing A Child
Hope After Losing A Child

Every day we join families in the fight against childhood cancer.  We are all holding out hope that each child who faces the devastating disease reaches a cure and gets to live a long and healthy life- way beyond his or her diagnosis. The unfortunate reality is that even with so many people working so hard to save the lives of these children, 1 in

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Sugar Helps Combat Cancer

Sugar Helps Combat Cancer
Sugar Helps Combat Cancer

Sugar Wheeler -- social worker at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger – has gone as far as asking churches in Chattanooga, TN, to help her families, whose children are diagnosed with cancer, or specific brain or spinal cord tumors. The type of help Sugar often asks for is financial. For when a child is diagnosed with cancer, parents stop working or tak

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Cancer Not Easily Defined

Cancer Not Easily Defined
Cancer Not Easily Defined

The NationalCancer Institute defines cancer as “diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control and are able to invade other tissues.” In laymen terms, cancer is mitosis gone awry, or a miscommunication among cells that will clump together to form tumors. This miscommunication can affect various parts of the body, organs and systems. Cancer

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