Produced remotely, the cW team has crafted a spring issue to provide you inspiration and hope. Issue six is our pediatrics issue. With less than 4 percent of cancer research allocated to pediatric cancer (and a trove of research indicating heightened cancer recurrence and other serious side effects), there is an urgent need for more research, trials and drug development in this area. Fortunately, several fantastic organizations like Bear Necessities (pg. 48), a Chicago-based charity that provides experiences to children with cancer, have answered the call-to-action.
Kym Douglas, our cover star is a thriver, mother and public paradigm of advocacy for the cancer community. A regular on Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family” and a common face on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” we caught up with her (pg. 58 on set to talk about how cancer amplified her resolve to be fearless and hone her leadership acumen.