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Resources for Parents Who Have Lost a Child to Cancer

Coping with Grief: You Are Not Alone For many years, the death of a child was something to be whispered about behind closed doors.  Not knowing how to react or what words to say, family and friends would simply ignore Read more ›


Dear ACCO Family,

The American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) stands proudly at the forefront of the fight against childhood cancer, continuing our efforts to bring comfort and support to children with cancer and their families throughout their journey. Our library of free learning resources Read more ›


Look how you’ve helped!

Look How You Helped ACCO in 2015! The American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) stands proudly at the forefront of the fight against childhood cancer, continuing our efforts to bring comfort and support to children with cancer and their families throughout their Read more ›


Gold Ribbon Hero A. Santana U.

“Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: This is my Son Santana. He was diagnosed with ALL 3 years ago on the 13th of November 2012, and he is so excited to hit this benchmark appointment (Last Spinal Tap). Read more ›


When Your Child’s Cancer Treatment Ends: A Guide for Families

Coping with Normalcy: Life After Cancer Treatment When your child has been diagnosed with cancer, you focus your entire life on just one goal: beating this terrible disease.  But what happens when this goal is achieved?  Life just goes right Read more ›


Why is good nutrition so important for your child during cancer treatment?

The Critical Importance of Good Nutrition for Children Fighting Childhood Cancer Establishing good eating habits and enticing children to eat nutritious, healthy foods is an issue with which all parents with young children struggle.  For parents of kids with cancer, Read more ›


Gold Ribbon Hero Kamryn S.

“Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: Kamryn is a cancer survivor. Easter weekend of 2014 she was diagnosed with a wilms tumor (kidney). They opened her up to remove the kidney and found it had ruptured so they Read more ›


Gold Ribbon Hero Aracely G.

“Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: Aracely has been battling Pineoblastoma since June 1st 2015. She has currently been hospitalized for 171 days. She has endured 3 brain surgeries and 5 rounds of chemo. She is preparing to Read more ›


Gold Ribbon Hero Ryder W.

“Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: He was diagnosed with Stage III kidney cancer on 12/19/2015.  He has survived radiation, chemotherapy, and removal of his kidney.  Through it all he showed us what the face of courage looks Read more ›


Gold Ribbon Hero Alicia G.

“Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: Why I’m nominating my daughter. In 2013 she was diagnosed with AML at the age of 13. After we found out of course we were devastated. She’s my baby I wished it Read more ›


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