Letter to the Editor: Kathy Dunleavy, Community Leader

Posted on October 10, 2022

I cannot think of anyone I know who has not been touched by cancer–themselves, a loved one, or a friend. This year, over 1.8 million Americans will receive a cancer diagnosis. But now imagine being a Mom or Dad and hearing a doctor say, “Your child has cancer.” That will happen over 17,000 times this […]

Carolina Leaders Support Children’s Cancer Partners in September

Posted on September 29, 2022

During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Children’s Cancer Partners was pleased to have the support of several leaders across the Carolinas.  “We thank all these Carolina leaders for standing behind Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and helping to create awareness for the very important mission of Children’s Cancer Partners,” said Laura Allen, Executive Director of Children’s Cancer […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

Mission Monday: Burkley Ford

Posted on June 13, 2022

In February 2021, Burkley was diagnosed with Stage IV Neuroblastoma, cancer that forms incertain types of nerve tissue, at the tender age of three. She had a large tumor in her abdomen withmetastasis to her lymph nodes as well as her bone marrow. Genetic testing found the tumor to bethe more aggressive form of Neuroblastoma, […]