As someone who has spent the past 15 years working with children affected by cancer in Nevada, I know we have made a lot of progress. But, unless you’ve been affected by childhood cancer, you may not know just how far Las Vegas and the State of Nevada have come. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and although I won’t be satisfied until childhood cancer is cured, there are many reasons to be optimistic and to be encouraged if your child is one of the roughly 16,000 children diagnosed each year with cancer in this country.

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