Archive for July 2015

Tribute to Children Battling Childhood Cancer

It has now been one year since our daughter, Keira passed away after battling leukemia most of her life. My husband and I decided to honor her memory and support those children currently battling childhood cancer by shaving our heads. To some, it might seem odd that we waited until after Keira was no longer…

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Leukemia

What is Leukemia? Leukemia is a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow. It usually develops in the bone marrow- the spongy tissue inside the bones. The bone marrow is the “factory“ which produces all the cells in our blood. Here is a diagram of blood cell production with the different types of…

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