BY Cynthia DeMarco

Fort Worth resident Susan Pratt was playing tennis in June 1995, when she realized she couldn't feel the left side of her gum line.

Figuring it was just a sinus infection, she went to a local ear, nose and throat doctor.

The physician knew something was seriously wrong, so he ordered a CT scan. The results surprised both of them: Susan had stage IV rhabdomyosarcoma, a very aggressive cancer usually seen only in children....

Cancerwise blog post: Susan Pratt was diagnosed with a rare, childhood cancer as an adult

BY Ryan Stephens

It all started with just a tiny lump on his wrist.

In the summer of 2014, Kobee Cohen, then 8 years old, noticed a tiny growth on the...

BY Will Fitzgerald

When 6-year-old Allie Alvarado came to MD Anderson's Proton Therapy Center, she was nervous and didn't know what to expect. Her fear, however...

BY Kim Gourley

It was Labor Day 2010, and my husband Eric and I took our three kids, Gannon, 4, Jordyn, 3, and Cohen, 1, for an outing in the park. We arrived home in time for lunch and naps.

As I was talking to the kids, I noticed that Jordyn's left eye was slightly turned in. I panicked. Maybe her recent sleepless nights and irritability were more than the night terrors our doctor suggested she was having.

So, I put our daughter...