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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 […]

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Children’s Cancer Partners Impact Story: Clay Patterson Shares Childhood Cancer Story with Local Students to Make Big Impact 

Posted on September 26, 2022

On Friday, September 23, Clay Patterson shared his childhood cancer story with the student body of St. Joseph’s Catholic School – a school participating in the Kidz in Lids program. Clay, now 20, is a sophomore at the University of South Carolina studying public health. While he was in high school, he experienced cancer and worked […]

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Kidz in Lids Hosts Record Breaking Month!

Posted on September 23, 2022

Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas is pleased to announce that Kidz in Lids hosted a record-breaking month in September. CCP had dozens of schools join us throughout both Carolinas to help bring awareness about childhood cancer to local students all the while helping promote Childhood Cancer Awareness Month which takes place each September. “September […]

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Upstate South Carolina Fuddruckers Owners Give Back to Childhood Cancer in September — “In the Business of Building Burgers and Hope”

Posted on September 16, 2022

Five Upstate South Carolina Fuddruckers’ Restaurants, under the leadership of owners, Allen and Lee Ann Johnston, are teaming up with local organizations to give back to children across the Upstate in September as a part of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. “We are so pleased to be involved with these two incredible organizations who do so […]

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Letter to the Editor: No one budgets for cancer

Posted on September 12, 2022

Your family has been touched by cancer–I’m sure of it. Ours too, and it’s a very hard subject for us to talk about. But if ever there was a good time and a good reason, it is during September–National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. There is so much that can be done for cancer’s most precious […]

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Letter to the Editor: Local organization supports children battling cancer

Posted on September 8, 2022

For many in the Upstate, the word cancer hits hard. And for an even smaller group, the words Childhood Cancer hit even harder. For me personally, these words hit close to home. As a leader in the Upstate, this personal passion led me to search for an organization that would allow me to give back […]

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Letter to the Editor: These children deserve to fight their battle

Posted on September 2, 2022

When I was asked to join Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas (CCP) as a board member, it was an easy and immediate “Yes!” It’s easy to find your “why” with an organization like CCP whose mission to support families whose children are battling cancer is so noble and so incredibly needed.  Cancer touches almost […]

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Letter to the editor: Pediatric cancer, a family perspective

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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 […]

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Letter to the Editor: The youngest cancer victims who have so very much at stake

Posted on September 1, 2022

As an oncologist, I deal with life and death cancer challenges confronting adults every day. But in this national month of Childhood Cancer Awareness, I urge us all to consider these youngest cancer victims who have so very much at stake. The average adult overtaken by cancer loses 15 years of life. That is a […]

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Partner Spotlight: Measurement Incorporated

Posted on August 24, 2022

Dr. Henry H. Scherich, better known as “Hank” to those who know him well, is the Founder/CEO of Measurement Incorporated. Hank is married to his wife Linda, and they have two sons, Nathan (Allie) and Bryan (Lindsey). He has five grandchildren who he loves dearly. Freelance writer and former newspaper columnist, Thomas Gasparoli, has written […]

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