Food Insecurity’s Impact on the Cancer Journey

Food Insecurity’s Impact on the Cancer Journey Nutritional Importance and Food Resources As we enter January, it’s incredible to think 2021 has ended; thankfully, for many of us! With the holiday sparkle and celebrations over, we look to renewed hope and dreams in 2022. Unfortunately, these recent holiday festivities were not the reality of many […]


Happy Holidays from Here to Serve

Happy Holidays From Here To Serve As we enter December 2021, we usher in the holiday season around the globe. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah (November 28th-December 6th) or Kwanzaa (December 26th- January 1st), celebrations are starting to look a bit more like 2019 instead of the incomparable holidays of 2020. As more people are […]


Giving Tuesday Celebrates Generosity Across the Globe

Giving Tuesday Celebrates Generosity Across The Globe Many Americans consider Thanksgiving as the “official” start of the holiday season in the United States. Black Friday is the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. Even during the era of Covid-19, the malls of America are crowded with shoppers looking for the best deals. Cyber Monday […]


Gratitude Beyond the Fog of a Cancer Journey

Gratitude Beyond the Fog of a Cancer Journey November is National Gratitude Month As we approach another season of giving thanks amidst a dragging pandemic, there are ways to experience gratitude during the cancer journey that eases emotional trauma when practiced daily. This applies to both the child and parents. It is possible to practice […]


Importance of Funding the Cancer Journey

Importance of Funding the Cancer Journey Emotional and Financial Support For more than two decades, the pediatric cancer survival rate has increased dramatically. Over 80% of children with cancer survive over 5+ years. Technological advances in medicine now give parents hope that their young children will beat cancer. But this optimism does come at a […]


Emotional Wellness Month – Positive Mental Health During Cancer Treatment

Emotional Wellness Month Positive Mental Health During Cancer Treatment The National Center for Emotional Wellness defines emotional wellness as “an awareness, understanding, and acceptance of your emotions, and your ability to manage effectively through challenges and change.” October is Emotional Wellness Month in the United States. As we enter the cooling months of the Autumn […]


Childhood Brain Cancer: The Journey for Parents

Childhood Brain Cancer: The Journey for Parents What is it like for families when their child has a brain tumor? How do they cope? An active and bubbly three-year-old is no longer doing the fun things she always loved to do. Her speech starts regressing, and she uses baby talk. She is falling and unsteady […]


Providing Family Care During a Child’s Cancer Journey Matters!

Providing Family Care During a Child’s Cancer Journey Matters! September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month What do you see when you see a child? For me, I see hope, dreams, and a future. I see a child with their whole life in front of them: college, careers, marriage, having children themselves, etc.. Childhood should only […]


A Focus on Pediatric Cancer Pain – September is National Pain Awareness Month

A Focus on Pediatric Cancer Pain September is National Pain Awareness Month Pain has no boundaries within the body; it also does not discriminate about who it affects. National Pain Awareness month makes it clear that pain impacts both children and adults equally. Pain knows no limits within the body. Pain management is one of […]


August Is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

August Is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month Pediatric Eye Cancer Here to Serve is passionate about helping children who are battling cancer. August is National Child Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month and it reminds us to be mindful of the vision of a child. Unfortunately, Children do get eye cancer. Retinoblastoma happens to […]