Tag: cancer

Remembering Garrett

  September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month. Throughout the month Sweet Nectar Society has been highlighting the personal accounts of the immediate and lasting effects cancer causes to our Sweeties and their families. It is our goal that this campaign will shed a golden light on our viewers and open their eyes to the fact that children deserve ‘More than 4%’ research funding. […]

Jazlynn :: Ewings sarcoma

Meet Jazlynn! Jazlynn is a stunningly beautiful little girl with a bright smile and shinning personality. Jazzy was diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma and underwent 17 rounds of chemotherapy. Jazzi finished treatment and is now CANCER FREE! We send our continued love and support to Sweet Jazzi! PHOTOGRAPHY DONATED BY BRITTANY WILBUR

Hugo : Wilm’s Tumor

I hopped out of my car, holding my camera bag and a size 8 outfit. Plaid button up shirt that I’d carefully rolled the cuffs. Grey linen shorts that I had picked out purposely to match the blue walls of the hospital room. I was ready to capture beautiful photos of a boy that was […]

Melanie : Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Sweet Melanie was diagnosed with acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in early November 2014. She has taught her family many lessons in strength, courage and hope. Melanie’s beauty shines through these photographs. Sweet Nectar Society send our love to Melanie and her family. photography by Brittany Wilbur

Marlana : T-Cell Lymphoma

In October 2013 Marlana’s parents took her to Valley Children’s Hospital for what they thought to be asthma symptoms. Unfortunately it was not asthma- Marlana had a giant mass growing in her chest that was preventing her from breathing. She was diagnosed with t-cell lymphoma and has endured numerous rounds of treatment. Despite all she has been […]

Arshveer : Rhabdomyosarcoma

When Arshveer was 10 months old his mom was diagnosed with breast cancer. She underwent chemo, radiation and a double mastectomy. She had not yet finished her treatment when their families worst nightmare became a reality. Their youngest son was diagnosed with cancer.Arshveer’s was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, cancer of the eye muscle. Before getting a […]

Juan : Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Juan is a very smart, kind boy who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia on February 14, 2014. Because his immune system is compromised due to treatment Juan has had to stop going to school and is now home schooled. Like most boys Juan loves to play video games. He is an amazing big brother […]

Emily : Neuroblastoma

Emily was diagnose with stage 4 neuroblastoma in November 2013. She endured 6 rounds of chemotherapy however, her cancer continued to spread to nearly all of her body. The treatment was extremely hard on Emily and caused damage to her heart. Emily is now on an experimental treatment and doing well.

Remembering Anthony

Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with Anthony’s family. Anthony was a polite, charming and wonderful boy who brought love and happiness to his family. He enjoyed being in 6th grade and hanging out with his family and friends. Anthony began had a pain in his shoulder, and began getting sick with fevers during the […]

Devanee : Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Devanee was diagnosed a month after she turned 2 in June 2012. She was admitted to Childrens Hospital Central California and immediately began treatment. Devanee continues to show her amazing strength throughout her chemo. Devanee loves to dance and sing and dress up like a princess. She is always smiling and has a very happy […]

Jamie : Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

This little guy reminds us to enjoy the little things in life, like feeling the warm morning sun on a shiny bald head! Jamie is undergoing chemotherapy that will continue for three years after being diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia August 2013. Jamie is brave, energetic, and is very intelligent. Let’s show Jamie and his family that we […]

Marveya : Metastic Sarcoma and Adreno Cortical Carcinoma

Marveya was diagnosed with Metastic Sarcoma and Adreno Cortical Carcinoma on July 26, 2013.  Only 1 in 4 patients with this aggressive disease survive.  She set out on a journey to fight her cancer, accepting every obstacle with a positive outlook and determination to win the battle.  Even though the pain caused her to use a […]