Step Up. Stop Cancer.
THEIR FIGHT IS OUR FIGHT
Almost 16,000 children in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer each year—and 20 percent of them will not survive. Despite major treatment advances over the past five decades, cancer remains the leading cause of death by disease for children under 14. Defeating this devastating disease is more urgent than ever, and it will take all of us to fuel the fight.
HERE'S HOW YOU CAN HELP
Double Your Impact
During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, you have a special opportunity to step up for the young cancer warriors at Phoenix Children’s. Throughout September, your donation to Phoenix Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders will be matched, up to $100,000, by our generous partners at Layton Construction and Camelback Volkswagen • Subaru | Camelback Hyundai • Kia.
That means when you #StepUpWithPCH in September, your gift goes twice as far for kids like Cooper.
YOUR GIFT MAKES A DIFFERENCE
Phoenix Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD) is on the front lines of the battle against childhood cancer. Your gift helps us provide world-class patient care, offer cutting-edge treatments, and conduct research and clinical trials that get us closer to a cure. #StepUpWithPCH and make a donation to the Step Up. Stop Cancer. campaign benefiting the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.
MEET OUR CANCER WARRIORS
Cooper was only 3 years old when she was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia in April 2020. A creative, imaginative little girl who loves to play make-believe, Cooper underwent chemotherapy at Phoenix Children’s throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. “Super Cooper,” as her parents call her, has inspired her family with her strength, resilience and wisdom. “I call her my bald-headed guru because I’ve learned so much from her,” says her dad.
As the COVID-19 pandemic reached Arizona in early 2020, Chase developed a persistent cough. The teenager was admitted to Phoenix Children’s, where he received an unexpected diagnosis: Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system. After undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatment, he was declared free of cancer in September 2020. The following month, he competed in the AIA Division 1 Boys State Golf Championship, where he finished in the top 20.
At age 7, Morgan was diagnosed with peripheral T-cell lymphoma, a rare form of cancer that is nearly always fatal. Her care team at Phoenix Children’s determined that an allogeneic bone marrow transplant, a procedure in which a patient receives healthy stem cells from a donor, would give her the best odds for survival. Now 9 years old, Morgan celebrated the two-year anniversary of her transplant in July 2021.
Phoenix Children’s is grateful to our corporate partners for their generous support of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. To learn how your company can join the fight against childhood cancer, CONTACT US.