Swing For A Cure ’24 Email Update #2

To all of you Swing For A Cure ’24 Golfers, we give you a warm welcome and are anxious to see you in person on August 24th! There are a lot of great things in store as we join to raise money for these young patients in The High-Risk Leukemia Program at Seattle Children’s Hospital!Continue reading “Swing For A Cure ’24 Email Update #2”

Tom’s Leukemia Journey

Story Written By: Tom Hayes

Two and a half years after diagnosis I relapsed. After relapsing, I was told I would repeatedly relapse the rest of my life each time I achieved remission. But a stem-cell transplant reduces the chance of relapse to less than 10%. (It is also essentially known as a bone-marrow transplant). I decided to start the search for a donor.

Swing For A Cure ’24 Email #1

If you’re receiving this email, you’ve registered for this year’s Swing For A Cure tournament! Over the coming weeks, between now and August 24th, you’ll be receiving a series of brief emails with all the info you’ll need to know about the event. Here is a list of what you will be receiving: Watch forContinue reading “Swing For A Cure ’24 Email #1”

More About Swing For A Cure 23

If you’re not yet signed up for SWING FOR A CURE ’23 on August 26th at Avalon, here’s what you’re missing: So, now that you know what you’re missing, why don’t you sign up here: REGISTER Remember – August 26 at Avalon Golf Links in Burlington.  Come join the fun for a worthy cause andContinue reading “More About Swing For A Cure 23”

Swing For A Cure 23

Thanks to everyone who has registered for this year’s Swing For A Cure! We are looking forward to seeing you on August 26th! If you haven’t registered there is still time to take advantage of the $25 worth of Bucket Raffle Tickets – until June 30th. Our Swing For A Cure Board golf committee hasContinue reading “Swing For A Cure 23”

For A Cure NW Hosting SFAC ’23 at Avalon in August

For A Cure NW Hosting Swing For A Cure ’23 at Avalon in August For A Cure NW is announcing SWING FOR A CURE ’23, bigger and even better! It will be held on August 26th, 2023 at the beautiful Avalon Golf Links in Burlington, Washington. We are planning another fabulous event with even moreContinue reading “For A Cure NW Hosting SFAC ’23 at Avalon in August”

High-Risk Leukemia Program at the Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

seattlechildrens.org High-Risk Leukemia Program at the Cancer and Blood Disorders Center | 6-7 minutes | What is high-risk leukemia? “High-risk” leukemia (loo-KEE-mee-uh) is cancer of the blood that is harder to treat and more likely to come back after treatment. Doctors say leukemia is high-risk if: If your child’s leukemia is high-risk, they need aContinue reading “High-Risk Leukemia Program at the Cancer and Blood Disorders Center”

With Cancer on the Back Burner, Champion Junior Chef Cooks Up His Dreams

pulse.seattlechildrens.org With Cancer on the Back Burner, Champion Junior Chef Cooks Up His Dreams | by Lindsay Kurs | 10-12 minutes – After winning the Food Network’s Chopped Jr. reality TV cooking competition, Fuller Goldsmith, 16, was well on his way to achieving his dreams of becoming a professional chef. It was a future thatContinue reading “With Cancer on the Back Burner, Champion Junior Chef Cooks Up His Dreams”

Leaving “No Stone Unturned” for Children with High-Risk Leukemia

Leaving “No Stone Unturned” for Children with High-Risk Leukemia March 2, 2021  |  Cancer and Blood Disorders, Patient StoriesAuthor: Lindsay Kurs – There are two fateful phone calls Robin Lawrence will always remember. The first, an unexpected late-night call from her son’s pediatrician. He had just reviewed the results from his recent blood work, andContinue reading “Leaving “No Stone Unturned” for Children with High-Risk Leukemia”