Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Our cancer team at Nationwide Children’s is committed to going above and beyond. This September, we hope you’ll join us in supporting patients in every facet of care. From research, to outcomes and quality, to collaboration, we’ll be sharing stories and resources you can use to better understand pediatric cancer and make a difference in a patient’s life.

How You Can Support Patients This Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

  1. Wear GOLD, the color of pediatric cancer awareness, throughout September to show support for patients everywhere who have previously or are currently battling cancer.
  2. Share your story, photos, and messages of support with Nationwide Children’s on social media, using the hashtag #cancerlauNCH. You can also use hashtags like #ChildhoodCancer, #ChildhoodCancerAwarenessMonth, and #CCAM.
  3. Send a message of support to patients battling cancer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital using the form below.
  4. Make a difference in cancer research by making a donation.

Send a Message of Support 

Send a message of support to patients battling cancer at Nationwide Children's! Your message will displayed on digital boards for patients effected by cancer to see. Please keep messages to 20 words or less so they can be seen all over the hospital!

Celebrating all of Hematology, Oncology and BMT

September is also the month to raise awareness for other conditions our Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplant physicians treat. Learn how we are supporting and celebrating patients for each of these areas, including:

  • Blood Cancer Awareness Month
    • Read our blog outlining the signs, symptoms and treatment of leukemia
    • Hear Sully’s Story and his fight against Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • National ITP Awareness Month and National Platelets Day (Sept 25)
    • View our Helping Hand for info on what ITP is and how it can be managed
    • Hear from Director of Hematology, Dr. Amy Dunn
  • National Sickle Cell Month
  • Newborn Screening Awareness Month
    • Read our Helping Hand outlining a Newborn screen blood test

Celebrating our Patients Today and Every Day!

Going Gold for Cancer Lights
Going Gold to Crush Cancer: Light sticks in front of the main hospital are gold to raise awareness for Childhood Cancer Awareness month.