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, […]

February 2nd is Neuroblastoma Awareness Day

Posted 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 […]