More Help for Cape Fear Children Battling Cancer

Posted on December 1, 2022

Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas and Strut for Kids Announce Merger: Forming a Robust Organization to Help Children and Families Battling Cancer  Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas (CCP), a nonprofit focused on serving children battling cancer across North and South and Carolina, and Strut for Kids, a nonprofit serving greater Wilmington’s families on […]

Letter to the Editor: Honoring a young life taken by childhood cancer

Posted on September 27, 2022

National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. September hits hard. But really, many days hit hard. Birthdays, holidays, new seasons, fresh blooms of flowers. They are all a reminder of a hat I painfully wear–I am the father of a beautiful little girl who lost her battle to cancer. Words that are never easy to say. When […]

Letter to the editor: Pediatric cancer, a family perspective

Posted on September 2, 2022

When you become a parent, you are prepared for many things. Sleepless nights, too many diapers, too many bottles, fixing a skinned up knee. But one thing no one prepares you for–nor is there a manual–is hearing the words, “Your child has cancer.” When our daughter was diagnosed with cancer, those very words shook our […]

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on August 2, 2022

No one budgets for cancer. The facts are staggering. The average individual hospital stay for pediatric cancer costs over $40,000 Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality – AHRQ). Additionally, nearly 75% of families experience loss of 50% or more of household income (National Coalition of Cancer Survivors – NCCS). Not only does childhood cancer take […]

Expanding Family Services in North Carolina

Posted on July 28, 2022

North Carolina motorists will see some precious smiles thanks to a grant from The Cannon Foundation to Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas (CCP). The van provided bears the faces of North Carolina children battling cancer. CCP is unique for its immediate, comprehensive and continuous support to children battling cancer, including travel assistance, lodging and […]

Mission Moment: Perry Coxe

Posted on February 8, 2022

Diagnosed with Wilms tumor, a type of childhood cancer that starts in the kidneys, in September 2021, Perry was an active four year old with no medical history concerns. Perry and her sister, Bailey were outside playing when she fell. Mom, Brittany, rushed to see what was the matter when she heard Perry screaming a […]

Love Foundation donation honors Tom and Lucy Russell’s 58-year legacy of caring for children

Posted on November 25, 2021

Ashley Dill Herald-Journal Published Nov 23, 2021 Tom and Lucy Russell have created a legacy of love and giving to children diagnosed with cancer in the Carolinas. The couple founded the Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas about 20 years ago. Earlier this month they were surprised at a reception in their honor to present The Lucy and Tom Russell […]

2021 Holiday Surprise

Posted on November 11, 2021

The holiday season is always special for us at Children’s Cancer Partners. We typically host a “Christmas Spectacular” in Spartanburg, SC and Raleigh, NC. There, families have the chance to visit Santa, take a horse carriage ride, have their faces painted, get a balloon animal, have lunch, and enjoy being around their family and others […]

Superhero Spotlight: Eva

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Eva is a fun loving now four year old who was diagnosed with with Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma on April 28, 2020 at the age of three. Eva and her mom traveled nearly 1,000 miles to Boston to receive radiation treatment for six weeks. Eva continues chemotherapy treatments at UNC Chapel Hill, an hour and a half from […]

An urgent message for all CCP Families, from Dr. Jaqui Jones

Posted on August 27, 2021

Now that a COVID-19 vaccine has received FULL Food & Drug Administration approval, we truly can help end the pandemic. But there has been concern, especially among minorities, that the vaccine is not safe. Can we trust it? How was it developed so quickly? Should you get it? Are you going to get it? Jaqui […]