“I never imagined our lives would change so quickly in just a few days.” One morning in April 2013, Meredith Hoiles’ 3-year-old son, Ashton, woke up crying with severe neck pain. Tylenol proved to [...].
Active high-school senior Christina Soriero kept up with the dance team, made straight As and loved to socialize with friends. But after months of a persistent cough, her world changed. First diagnosed with bronchitis [...].
When your child is fighting for their life, it can be overwhelming to juggle hospital stays, learn all the medical terminology, and manage the family throughout the ordeal. The Garcia family discovered this firsthand [...].
Young Patients Lean on Lifelong Friendship at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida Childhood cancer is an uphill battle for the whole family. Successfully navigating the uncertain, tumultuous journey through such a serious disease [...].
Just shy of her fourth birthday, McKynsie Jones seemed like a happy, energetic child until everything changed one fateful day in June 2015. “We remember seeing signs and symptoms progressing rather quickly,” recalled Jennifer, [...].
When spunky Brandon was just five years old, his parents noticed that he was running an unusually high temperature. When he started complaining about severe headaches and body pain, they knew that something was [...].
When Olga “Jasmine” Lopez received a cancer diagnosis at age 11, she was blissfully unaware of the challenge ahead. After watching Jasmine suffer from mysterious symptoms that stumped her doctors, including migraines, muscle spasms [...].
It was a fateful day in April 2018 when everything turned upside down for the Williams family. That morning, six-year-old Kadin woke up with a tremendous stomachache, and the family rushed to Golisano Children’s [...].