Meet Our Heroes

Sometimes real superheroes live in the hearts of small children fighting big battles.

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Age: 10
Diagnosis: Neuroblastoma
Fun Fact: Nico loves everything about Disney, Legos,
and Dan TDM!

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Age: 9
Diagnosis: Ependymoblastoma
Fun Fact: If he were a superhero, Luca would be "Bacon Man" and make it rain bacon!

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Age: 8
Diagnosis: PNET (Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor)
Fun Fact: Shawn absolutely loves animals. he even went swimming with baby otters in San Diego!

Nick's Story

Learn more about Nicholas Mincarelli’s life and the inspiration behind the NixCancer Foundation.

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

This is a month to honor children and families affected by these rare diseases and help rally support to give kids with cancer better outcomes.