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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]