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10 Year Old Hockey Star is Back After Brain Cancer


Last night 10 year old Colin was back on the ice after battling brain cancer. The Blues and St Louis Children’s Hospital have supported him during his battle. We had an opportunity to talk with Colin after his first game back from chemo. Read More »

Martina McBride Helped a Four-Year-Old Girl Serenade Her Cancer-Stricken Mom


Touching!!! McKenna’s Mom has stage four cancer and McKenna sings to her every day. Last week Ellen shared a video of McKenna singing Martina McBride’s song “I’m Gonna Love You Through It”, check it out below, and it got 27 million views. So yesterday Ellen brings Mom, McKenna and surprise guest Martina McBride on the show. The duet that followed ... Read More »

He’s Four and He’s A Hero


I want you to meet my nephew, SuperMax. He’s 4 years old. He’s fighting cancer. He has a cape. He doesn‘t wear a cape to make him strong. He wears a cape because he IS strong. This weekend my family and I are driving to Topeka to run in The SuperMax 5K Run/Walk and Kids Superhero Dash. We’re gonna wear ... Read More »

Free Services For Breast Cancer Patients & Survivors

This awesome! For the second consecutive year, VAKKAR HAIR SALON in Ladue is offering free services for breast cancer patients and survivors. Appointments are required to take advantage of the free services, which include haircut and style, along with make-up application, portrait and goodie bags. The salon is accepting appointments for Monday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ... Read More »

How to feel GREAT

Inspired. useful. Connected. Hopeful. Grateful. Five GREAT reasons why it feels so good to give back. I had a great weekend which included being an Honorary Chairman along side Fox 2 News Anchor Tom O’neal at the 14th annual Cancer Support Community Walk at Creve Coeur Lake. We got extremely lucky with the weather that morning. Especially considering what went ... Read More »

Join Me!

  I am honored to be a part of the Cancer Survivorship Walk! My sister, Shana and my mom, Rita are both Ovarian cancer survivors. Unfortunately I lost my sister-in-law, Ione to breast cancer after a 15 year battle. The support that is necessary when one is going through cancer is unbelieveable, as well as the support needed by family ... Read More »

It’s time to stand up to the big C!

Martina will participate in an all-star musical collaboration during the Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) multi-network telethon, which benefits cancer research. Led by Stevie Wonder, McBride will perform with Natasha Bedingfield, Queen Latifah, Aaron Neville and Dave Stewart. The charity special will simulcast commercial-free on 17 channels Sept. 10 at 8pm ET. Details here. Read More »

Amazing the unconditional love from a dog.

  Lucky Dog….Mary and her husband Jim had a dog named Lucky. Lucky was a real character. Whenever Mary and Jim had company come for a weekend visit they would warn their friends to not leave their luggage open because Lucky would help himself to whatever struck his fancy. Inevitably, someone would forget and something would come up missing. Mary ... Read More »


I remember when kids that drank Sunny D on a regular noticed an orange hue to their skin…remember that? Well moms and dads…new research says that fruit juices drunk by millions of children each day could contain a harmful chemical linked to cancer, scientists have warned. Researchers have found high levels of antimony — which can be lethal in large ... Read More »