Trinity is only two years old and battling Stage 2/3 high risk Neuroblastoma.
Trinity's main tumor goes from the base of her skull, to the top of her spine, all the way down and wrapped around her collar bone.
Trinity is like many girlie girls and love nail polish, jewelry and makeup. She also loves Minnie Mouse and princesses. Trinity was diagnosed only about a month ago. She has completed two rounds of chemo.
Trinity and her family will be needing lots of support to get them through this difficult journey. Follow her story on Facebook at Trinity Tough.
Collin is four years old and is battling Stage 4 high risk Neuroblastoma. He has been battling for 10 months and is in the immune therapy part of treatment. He is still waiting for that all clear scan but we know he will get there!
Collin loves auto/go kart racing and loves to go watch anytime he gets the chance. Kyle Busch #18 is his favorite NASCAR driver and Spiderman is his favorite superhero but he loves them all.
We think Collin is the real superhero! Collin's family are all very close and are fighting right along side him, no matter what. Follow his story on Facebook at Collin's Race to Beat Neuroblastoma.
Zoe is seven years old and battling Stage 4N Neuroblastoma. She is actually part of the rare 1-2% of genetically predisposed Neuroblastoma cases.
Zoe has been going through cancer treatments for 7 months and is about to start her first stem cell transplant this month (September).
Zoe is a girlie girl loving all things pink and purple, unicorns, Jojo Siwa, rainbows and doing her nails and makeup. She also is a big fan of arts and crafts and you can't forget about the slime!
Zoe is known as being quite the character and always has the best smile! You can follow her story on Facebook at Prayers for Zoe Figueroa.
Taryn is nine years old and battling Stage 4 Neuroblastoma for the second time. He was originally diagnosed back in February 2013 at the age of three.
Taryn was able to stay in remission for a few years before it returned making Taryn fight for his life for the second time. Since May, of this year (2018) he has undergone a major surgery to replace his jaw bone that had a tumor wrapped around it with part of his leg bone.
He then went through MIBG treatment to hopefully get the rest of his cancer under control. Taryn currently likes Minecraft and Pokemon but his dad says his interests seems to change by the minute. You can follow his story on Facebook at Remembering Taryn.
Taryn gained his angel wings on March 30th, 2019. We will never forget him or the way he always put others before himself and always found a reason to smile.
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Nora is two years old and battling Stage 4 high risk Neuroblastoma. She is currently in the immune therapy part of treatment and her family is very much hoping that her next set of scans coming up will be all clear for the first time.
Nora was actually diagnosed before she was even born. The doctors saw a tumor on one of her mommy's ultrasound.
At just two months old she had surgery to remove the tumor. The doctors then decided to wait and see if the rest of her cancer would clear on its own. Unfortunately, at 18 months old her cancer began to grow.
Nora loves unicorns, my little pony, princesses and Wonder woman. Her favorite things to do are sing, dance and play with her big brother. Nora has been fighting for her life since the day she was born. She is her mommy's little warrior. You can follow her story on Faceook at Strong Like Nora- A Fight Against Neuroblastoma
Emma is two years old and battling Stage 4 Neuroblastoma. When she was diagnosed this last December (2017) she had a tumor that was wrapped around her spine.
Unfortunately, the first round of chemo didn't work and the tumor continued to grow paralyzing her from the chest down. The last 8 months for Emma and her entire family has been so very hard.
Emma just finished radiation and is now beginning the immune therapy part of treatment. Emma likes to play doctor, color, watch her animated movies and love on her blankie Dottie. Her favorite color is pink and she likes doing anything that allows her to just be a kid. You can follow her story on Facebook at Emma's Battles.
Izzy is three years old and battling stage 4 Neuroblastoma. Izzy was diagnosed on April 13, 2018 after 2 months of misdiagnosis. She only had the cancer in the bone marrow of her legs and some in the spine.
Since then, she has gone through 7 rounds of chemo, 1 stem cell removal and 1 stem cell transplant. Her most recent biopsy and scans, done right before round 7, showed the cancer is almost gone!
Right now she is in the hospital for her 8th and final round of chemo along with her 2nd stem cell transplant. Much like the 7th round, the 8th round will be a long one with a 3-4 week stay in the hospital. Once that round is done, she will have more testing and 6 months of immunotherapy and then she will be DONE!
Izzy's ability to keep her amazing smile even through all her cancer treatments is inspiring. You can follow her story on facebook at Team Izzy- the Princess Warrior, our Hero.
Scarlett is three years old and battling stage 4 Neuroblastoma. Scarlett was diagnosed last year on November 27,2017.
So far she has completed 6 rounds of chemotherapy and two rounds of immune therapy before her surgery to remove the main tumor on her abdominal wall. July was her first bone marrow transplant and in August she completed her second. She received high dose of chemotherapy days before each transplant.
Because of the high doses of chemo she received she now has TMA, which is a condition that effects her kidneys. She just finished radiation treatments and will be starting immune therapy soon.
Scarlett is such a brave little fighter and is always so happy. She loves Paw Patrol and PJ Masks. You can follow her story on Instagram at my_littlewarrior_scarlett.
Nathan was diagnosed at 6 years old on 9/5/2016 with stage 4 high risk neuroblastoma. He did 6 rounds of chemo, surgery, stem cell transplant, and 6 rounds of immunotherapy and reached remission in September of 2017.
In December of 2017 his scans revealed that Nathan had relapsed. He had surgery, radiation, and immunotherapy and reached remission again in June 2018. Nathan's scan in January 2019 revealed that he has relapsed again.
The doctors have told us we are out of options in the state for him and we are now going to be traveling to Texas for treatment. Nathan has a very positive attitude and has always said he's going to kick cancer's butt.
He is enjoying time right now with his brothers and friends while he still feels good. Nathan loves transformers, Disney Infinity and movies.
Our beautiful 22 month old daughter Gabrielle was officially diagnosed with high-risk stage 4 Neuroblastoma Dec 2018.
She has two large tumors in her abdomen, near her liver and kidney, as well as 5-6 smaller tumors in her lungs, several tumors beneath her lungs and a bone lesion on her right temple. After more testing we found out Neuroblastoma had spread throughout her entire body.
We have searched and searched for success stories that start out like ours, just to have some hope to cling to. For now, we are fighting this Neuroblastoma with everything we’ve got. There is hope. Thank you all for lifting us up in prayer and rooting for our beautiful daughter. This community has been a light on our darkest days.
Gabby loves dinosaurs, all animals especially her dogs and time at home with her family.
Axton was diagnosed with Stage 4 Neuroblastoma and at diagnosis it had already spread to all of his bones including his bone marrow. He is 3 years old and completed his induction therapy which included mibg treatment between round 3 and 4 of chemo and surgery to remove the primary tumor off of his adrenal gland. Now he is in his 1st of 2 stem cell transplants. He is currently being treated at Cooks children in Texas.
His mom describes him as a very active and vibrant little boy! His smile lights up the room and he is too smart for his own good! Everyone that meets him(even before this) falls in love with him. He is their sour patch kid for sure! Axton is a fighter and his family is praying that the MIBG in the frontline will be a success story for their boy. Axton has a sister who is one of his biggest supporters. He loves power rangers, superhero’s, playing games and sword fighting. You can follow his story at Axton’s Army #hulksmashcancer
Iliana is 12 years old and has been battling stage 4 Neuroblastoma for 7 1/2 years. She has relapsed 10 times. In just the last few months, Iliana had an active spot on her left hip that was cleared before she unfortunately relapsed again on her left shoulder a little before Easter. Every time they get one spot cleared up, it travels to another. She just can’t catch a break! Iliana has just finished 36 rounds of radiation and a second round of a new chemo. They have been traveling to Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York but recently was prescribed a chemo she can do from home. She will have all new scans and bone marrow testing done this month to determine the next step in her treatment.
The hardest thing now is she’s a preteen and she wants to do normal things girls her age do, minus the cancer. Iliana loves making videos and shopping! She has such a huge personality and her mom just want her to be happy. Follow her story at Hope for Iliana While She Fights Relapsed Neuroblastoma