5-year-old Cailen is smart. He is high energy, likes to camp and spend time with family. He’s so smart that what he first described as having sand in his ear, he now knows, is a rare and aggressive form of cancer called embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma. And he knows enough to dislike the way it has wormed its way into his life, keeping him from his friends at day care. But after making new friends through Kids Kicking Cancer, Cailen has a different perspective. And so do his parents.
Learn more about how Cailen uses martial arts therapeutic techniques to manage his pain and anxiety during treatment.
Every child deserves the opportunity to find POWER. PEACE. PURPOSE. in his or her young life.
Your support helps to ensure that children who are suffering from cancer, sickle cell, hemophilia, GI issues, organ transplants and many other pediatric illnesses have access to our unique evidence-based martial arts therapy. It also ensures that children who experience traumatic experiences or high levels of stress receive the tools they need to help them self-regulate and take control of situations that arise in the classroom and at home.
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