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Action Days for a Childhood Cancer Survivor

On April 23, the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) represented the state of Nevada on Capitol Hill in support of the STAR Act. NNCCF childhood cancer survivor, Johnny Hartman, lead the team and shared his story with legislators. In 2016, Johnny was diagnosed with Stage IV non-Hodgkin lymphoma and completed treatment in May of 2017. We […]
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Reed basketball player battles through brain and spine tumors

Children diagnosed with cancer show us in many ways that they are strong. They emanate innocence and hope that motivates families, caretakers, doctors, teachers, and social workers alike. NNCCF has been touched by Emma and her family since the day they walked through our door. Every child’s journey with cancer is unique, and we are […]
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Young adults can be considered children, too

By Lindsey Gross Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) has a broader definition of “child” than most foundations. While NNCCF helps many children under the age of 18, the foundation also provides financial support for young adults under the age of 21*. Unfortunately, some families with young adults battling cancer are unaware that they are […]
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