Parents Raise Awareness for Neuroblastoma

Michelle and Cory Boyte founded the Lillie’s Friends Foundation

for their daughter. “Neuroblastoma is a very rare and aggressive form of pediatric cancer, and once kids are diagnosed, typically, there’s only a 30 percent chance to survive,” Michelle Boyte said. “What we hope to do is raise funds for research that will move the needle a little bit more for these kids. Really, 50 years ago, leukemia had a four percent cure rate. Today it’s over 90 percent.” Click here to view the interview in its entirety.

 

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What is Lillie’s Friends?

Lillie’s Friends is a non-profit organization that aims to provide families with real hope by raising awareness, funding innovative research toward cures, and finding unique opportunities to directly support families experiencing the ‘crisis of belief’ that accompanies their child’s diagnosis.