Long Beach pediatric cancer patients

Olympic Athletes Bring JoyJars to Pediatric Cancer Patients

Jessie Rees Foundation JoyJars Rebecca Soni, Olympic Swimmer (left), and Elyse Hopfner-Hibbs, Olympic Gymnast (right), share their stories of Olympic triumphs with a pediatric cancer patient in the hematology/oncology playroom at Miller Children’s. On Tuesday, July 16, the Jessie Rees Foundation paid a special visit to Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach with two former Olympic Games participants.

Tykes on Trikes Helped Kick Off the Tour of Long Beach at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach

tykes-on-trikes Patients from JJCCC line-up to compete in a tricycle race against Tony Cruz, Ramesh Patel. M.D., pediatric hematologist/oncologist and Divya Joshi. M.D., chief medical officer from Miller Children's. A crowd gathered in front of Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach to see tykes with cancer and serious blood disorders racing their trikes around the length of Miller Children’s circular driveway to help kick-off the 2012 Tour of Long Beach and BikeFest taking place in downtown Long Beach on Saturday, May 5.

Hundreds of Guests Watch Pediatric Patients at Miller Children’s “Break Down the Walls of Cancer”

miller children's hospital Family, friends, donors and hospital staff watch as pediatric cancer patients break down the “walls of cancer” with boxing gloves to open their new playroom. More than a year in the making, Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach held a grand opening event for the new hematology/oncology unit.

Pediatric Cancer Patients Express Hopes and Dreams through Art at Beckstrand Foundation Art Show

Hopes-and-Dreams-through-Art4 Patients of the Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach used paint, colored pencils, tissue paper, magazine collages and more to creatively express themselves through art.

School Children Shed Locks for Pediatric Cancer Research

Shaving heads for St Baldrick's Dave Scott, Lan Vu and Brian Fox shave in honor of Kayleigh Scott, cancer patient (St. Baldrick's 2009) Cubberley School in Long Beach is hosting its 10th annual head-shaving fundraiser for the Foundation today, Friday, March 18, 2011 from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m, where more than 75 “shavees” will bare all when they have their heads shaved to raise funds and awareness for pediatric cancer research.

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