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He may have passed away five years ago, but my brother Connor is hard-coded into my story

On what would have been Connor’s 13th birthday, his older brother Aiden, 15, is reflecting on his experience as a sibling who lost a brother to childhood cancer.


Gideon found comfort in cars, so he gave them away to other St. Jude kids

Undergoing melanoma treatment at St. Jude, my 3-year-old doled out kindness, one toy car at a time.


These women survived bone cancer and became trailblazers. I will believe my daughter will, too.

When amputation became part of her daughter's cancer treatment, Jamie felt it as a loss. Then her perspective was changed completely.


Hayley Arceneaux: What the Inspiration4 mission for St. Jude means to me

Hayley Arceneaux, part of the world’s first all-civilian space crew on Inspiration4, talks about the meaning behind the mission, which will raise money and awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


I rise, endure, thrive: How motherhood empowers me in the same way surviving cancer has

After surviving leukemia Heather believed she wouldn't be able to have children. Now, she shares her experience of being a brand new mom for the first time.


Cancer survivor channels late mom's daring to support St. Jude

Fundraiser and cancer survivor Imani Brown talks about her mom's boldness, and her pain, and the healing power of supporting St. Jude.


The happiest child I've ever met

We thought we were going to lose our surviving daughter. But she's still here, and smiling, thanks in part to St. Jude.


Our crisis at Christmas, and how Santa found my son, even at St. Jude

Mack had not one but two illnesses that could have killed him. Then we were sent to St. Jude.


Soccer star Tori Huster: Why I'm all in for St. Jude

Washington Spirit player and St. Jude ambassador Tori Huster describes how young patients inspired her to join the fight against catastrophic childhood diseases.


4,700 miles to hope: One military family's journey to St. Jude

Griffin was diagnosed with pediatric cancer while his family was stationed abroad. They turned to St. Jude for help.


About Perspectives

About this blog

Having a child diagnosed with cancer changes everything, from a family’s day-to-day life to a survivors’ world view. This blog reflects the unique viewpoints of current patients, their parents and other family members, childhood cancer survivors and the donors and event participants who support our mission to end childhood cancer.