Hearing that someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer is never an easy thing to handle, but sometimes we can make the best of it. Aiden Devine is a sixth-grader at Emmet Belknap Intermediate School in Lockport, New York.
Age: 16 years old
Hometown: Eden, NY
Diagnosis: Stage 4 Hodgkin Lymphoma
Status: In remission
February 4, 2019, was a very special day for sassy Zaida.
STATUS: CANCER FREE
FUN FACT: ERIN WANTS TO GROW UP AND BE A PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGIST
The Yroswell Kicking Cancer Tournament grew from my own experience with cancer.
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in certain skin cells called melanocytes. These are the cells that make the pigment (melanin) that colors your skin. When exposed to UV radiation, such as sunlight, the melanocytes make more pigment, causing the skin to darken or tan.
I first heard about Reality Check at a local skate night that I went to with my friends. I wasn’t too sure what it was at first, but my friends were involved and convinced me to join.
Osteosarcoma is a type of cancer that develops in the bone and is most common among children and young adults. Osteosarcoma can be found in any bone but is often seen in long bones such as the femur (thigh bone) or tibia (shinbone).