Cancer

Childhood Cancer: Be in the Know About Mesothelioma

Cancer is a serious subject, but anyone who looks into a child’s eyes may be more hopeful when it comes to this disease. It’s a fact that around 16,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year, reports WSAV news. These cancers vary in type, and they do include lung cancer. Learn more about mesothelioma as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month continues this September. There’s hope for children around the world as science fights this disease. What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a specific type of lung cancer. It affects the pleural lining within the respiratory system. This lung cancer doesn’t stem from years of smoking …

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Childhood Cancer Awareness: Alternative Treatment Options

When we think of cancer, many things come to mind. A mother. A grandparent. An uncle. Breast cancer. Lung cancer. Skin cancer. What most of us probably don’t think of? Children. When we think of children, images of youth, health and vitality come to mind. Yet for many kids in the U.S. and around the world, a healthy childhood is only a dream. More than 15,000 children and teens in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer each year; of those, 1 in 5 won’t survive. Because childhood cancer is not common, many parents ignore the thought and do not research …

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Sunlighten Supports American Cancer Society’s Cattle Baron’s Ball

Sunlighten is terribly excited to once again partnering with the American Cancer Society to support the Kansas City Cattle Baron’s Ball. The Cattle Baron’s Ball is the American Cancer Society’s largest fundraising event in Kansas City, Sunlighten’s home base.  Proceeds from the event go directly to the American Cancer Society’s mission to continue to save lives and create more birthday’s by helping people to stay well and get well, find cures, and fight back against a disease that has taken too many lives. And it’s happening THIS Saturday, June 15, 2013! As usual, this is no black tie, rubber chicken …

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Sunlighten Sponsors American Cancer Society’s Cattle Baron’s Ball

Sunlighten is excited and proud to be a part of a terrific annual fundraiser here in Kansas City next weekend. On Saturday, June 16, 2012, we will be sponsoring the American Cancer Society’s 31st Annual Cattle Baron’s Ball at Hale Arena. This year’s theme is “Denim and Diamonds” – no black tie for a fun change! A little bit of sparkle, a whole lot of boots, hats and jeans at this “party with a purpose”. The Cattle Baron’s Ball is one of Kansas City’s premier charity events. It has been extremely successful over the past 30 years, raising more than …

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