In the summer of 2015, Carissa was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). I remember being told that “this was a good one” as far as pediatric cancers go. But what followed was anything but an easy road.
Thanks to supporters, sponsors and CHEO champions throughout the region, there’s always something new happening in the community to benefit CHEO patients.
Hair Donation Ottawa raises funds for cutting edge child cancer research and empowers kids with hair loss by providing them with free wigs. The 9th annual event takes place on Sunday, September 22, 2019.
Caring community comes together once again for CHEO’s patients.
The grand total of $9,713,300 was announced on the CHEO Telethon on CTV on Sunday, June 9!
The CHEO Teddy Bears’ Picnic is a family event that is packed full of super fun activities for kids of all ages. Mark your calendars for June 22, 2019!
Registration for the 2019 RBC Race for the Kids is now open! Go further for youth mental health.
At the very heart of all the work done at CHEO, Roger Neilson House and the CHEO Research Institute are the children and youth we care for. Each patient has a unique story yet they all share one thing in common: they deserve world class care to help them thrive. Here are some patients whose families have agreed to share their CHEO experiences with you.