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We don't have our "normal" back. But we have our son.

After successful cancer treatment, we couldn't wait to move on. Then came COVID-19.


Fifteen years and 5,000 miles later, St. Jude inspires Cale Zaugg's life of service in Senegal

Former patient, 25, teaches classes at a girls school run by a Senegalese nonprofit. He shares how the lessons he learned at St. Jude still inspire him.


Up ’Til Dawn for St. Jude made my post-college goals even more clear

A visit to St. Jude was my motivation to want to help others through science.


Meeting Chadwick Boseman at St. Jude gave me strength during brain tumor treatment

Patient describes an unexpected delight: meeting a compassionate star who the world knows now understood her plight as a cancer patient.


St. Jude gave me watercolor talent before I'd picked up a brush

Old scrapbook from time at St. Jude rekindles cancer survivor’s love of art.


What cancer gave us

Psychotherapist and St. Jude mom writes about how cancer has changed her family and the way she sees the world.


Amid our family’s loss, my purpose in life became clear

Bennett’s Bash brings together a community in memory of beloved nephew.


Minecraft with Miguel: A video stream of my St. Jude story

Bone cancer survivor Miguel takes us through his St. Jude housing and treatment experience from the ground up using Minecraft.


St. Jude gave me summertime back to savor

Even though this year is a little different, family has always been at my center.


I stream video games for a living and help raise millions for St. Jude. Here’s why both matter.

Through organizing gaming’s biggest charity event and connecting with my own community on Twitch, I’ve seen how a group of content creators can support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude.


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.