Starlight Moments Bring Joy and Comfort to One-Year-Old Battling Neuroblastoma

One-year-old Channing loves being the center of attention. She gives everyone hugs, has the biggest smile and loves to dance. From her boundless energy, you’d never suspect this incredible little girl is currently battling neuroblastoma. This type of cancer is rare and 90 percent of cases occur in children younger than five years old. In 2016, Channing began to shake …

Tucker is Bold and Brave Just Like an Archer

Tucker is a spunky 9-year-old born with tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF). TEF is an abnormal connection between the esophagus and the trachea. He’s undergone nearly 30 medical procedures including dilatations and a kidney biopsy that resulted in a rupture. Despite having this medical challenge, Tucker doesn’t let it stop him from being a kid! He is rambunctious and adventurous and as …

Meet Karter

Karter is an outgoing two-year-old that loves going to the beach and boogie boarding with his dad. On June 30, 2016 he was diagnosed with stage IV high-risk amplified neuroblastoma, one of the rarest childhood cancers. Doctors said Karter only had four months or less to live if he didn’t undergo treatment. The treatment plan was scary, intense and a …

Seven Surgeries in 15 Years – Casey tells Starlight about her journey with Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency

Casey is only 15 years old, yet she’s already had years of challenges and accomplishments. She was born with a disorder called Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency (PFFD). This happens during the splitting of cells during pregnancy and the cells to create her right leg did not develop properly, leaving her with practically no femur. In December 2001, her right foot …