Entries in cancer (4)


Former Mississippi Children's Cancer Clinic Patients Marry 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Justin Scruggs proposed to Paige Sandifer at Camp Rainbow, a summer camp for kids with cancer. The two, now counselors at the camp, met years earlier as patients at the Mississippi Children's Cancer Clinic at Batson Children's Hospital in Jackson. Their friends and the staff at the state's only pediatric cancer clinic tell their story. | The song in this video, "How We Make It" by Brennin Hunt (http://brennin.com ), is available on itunes at http://tinyurl.com/7zyjmlm | For more information about Batson Children's Hospital:http://childrenshospital.umc.edu


Jingle Bell Jog 2010 | A Benefit for the Mississippi Children's Cancer Clinic 

Produced by Jim Albritton | The inaugural Jingle Bell Jog--a benefit for the Mississippi Children's Cancer Clinic at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children--drew more than 500 runners and walkers to the University of Mississippi Medical Center. For more information about the race, the cancer clinic or the Batson Hospital, go to ‪http://childrenshospital.umc.edu.


Sydney Gholar | Wilms' Tumor Survivor 

Produced by Jim Albritton | A not-so-typical day at St. Richard's Elementary School in Jackson, Mississippi highlights the life of Sydney Gholar, a young cancer survivor, who thrives in school after a fight with Wilms' tumor. Her mother, Victoria, a nurse recruiter for University of Mississippi Health Care, first spotted signs of illness. For more information, go to http://childrenshospital.umc.edu.


Camp Rainbow Fishing Tournament 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Twenty-five kids who have or have had cancer participated in this year's Camp Rainbow Fishing Tournament at Roosevelt State Park in Morton, Mississippi. The annual September event gives the kids and their families the opportunity to catch fish, barbecue and enjoy the water slide at the park. Camp Rainbow is a summer camp for kids with cancer held each June.