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Jel Sert PJammin Event, June 20, 2017

The Jel Sert Company’s 2017 Corporate PJammin® Event: A Spectacular Success! Once again, ACCO’s amazing partner, The Jel Sert Company, comes up big in its support for the childhood cancer community! On June 20, more than 100 Jel Sert employees Read more ›

Washington Post: Parents of sick kids try to remind Congress what the health-care debate should be about

By Washington Post Columnist  – Petula Dvorak   “Is she okay?” the startled legislative staffer asked, eyes shifting to the adults around him as the trach tube protruding from the neck of a 2-year-old gurgled.In the air-conditioned, marble halls of Read more ›

Gold Ribbon Hero Eli

A Few Minutes Out of Your Day Will Mean the World to Gold Ribbon Hero Eli! One of our Gold Ribbon Heroes, a brave childhood cancer warrior from West Virginia, is in desperate need of a show of support. **UPDATE** Read more ›

Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Disease: Detection and Diagnosis

How is Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Detected? As with most types of childhood cancer, there is no method of early detection for childhood Hodgkin lymphoma. Childhood Hodgkin lymphoma does cause detectable symptoms; however, the symptoms are usually general and vague, and Read more ›

“A Mother’s Journey” – Part 1

Please Consider Helping Childhood Cancer Families This Mother’s Day The Mother’s Day traditions of paper cards and handmade crafts will not be the current reality for all families this year. We know that an inside look into the reality of Read more ›

Gold Ribbon Hero Evan Macrone

Evan’s Story: Soft Tissue Sarcoma Evan Mario Macrone was 11 years old when he was diagnosed with childhood cancer, in August 2015. First, Evan noticed a small lump in his groin while playing with his little brother, Gavin. A biopsy Read more ›

Help Us Celebrate the Success of 2017 Action Days!

Thank you ACCO, as a founding member of the Alliance for Childhood Cancer would like to sincerely thank the more than 200 members of the childhood cancer community who gathered together in Washington, DC on May 1st and 2nd to Read more ›

Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Disease: Causes and Symptoms

What Causes Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Disease? Generally speaking, childhood cancer, like adult cancer, is caused by the uncontrolled replication of our body’s own cells. In a healthy body, cells grow and divide only when needed to replace old or damaged Read more ›

Brighten Gold Ribbon Hero Lexy’s Day

Brighten Lexy’s Day with a Personalized Audio Greeting! Join together with us to show childhood cancer warrior Lexy that she has the love and support of the childhood cancer community across the country! Alexa—Lexy for short—has been fighting a persistent Read more ›

Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Disease: Risk Factors and Prevention

Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Disease: A brief introduction Childhood Hodgkin lymphoma, similarly to adult Hodgkin lymphoma, is a type of malignant cancer of the lymph system, which forms a critical part of the immune system our bodies use to fight disease. Read more ›