February 2nd is Neuroblastoma Awareness Day

Written on February 2, 2021

Neuroblastoma is a type of cancer that develops around a group of nerve cells. Neuroblastoma is typically arises in and around the adrenal glands (Mayo Clinic, n.d.). Neuroblastoma can develop in other others of the abdomen, chest, neck, and near the spine. This type of cancer commonly affects children under the age of 5, but can rarely affect older children. Because of this #2little is used to bring awareness to Neuroblastoma and our 263 children battling Neuroblastoma throughout the Carolinas. This year, we challenged our social media followers to share a picture of them or a family member as a toddler using #2little as a reminder of the childhood cancer that often affects young children

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