"I was coming home from a class at Weber State when my husband called me to say that our child had a mass in his brain." -Cindy P.
"I was lying next to her in a hospital bed." -Kristin T.
"My child was in an MRI which was supposed to be 30 minutes which turned into an hour with 'additional images'. They sent me to opthalmology and said I should probably call my husband to meet me. I knew the results were bad at that point." -Lisa K.
"I was in a hospital room with my son when the doctor came in and broke the news." -Becki L.
"After being sick for a week, our local clinic drew my son's blood and sent us to the hospital ER where a doctor walked in and blurted out, "your son has cancer." I never suspected anything so serious, he only had earaches and a sore throat without any fever so it was a complete surprise to hear 'cancer'." -Angela R.
"After seeing my son for a few seconds my Pediatrician sent us to Primary Children's where he said they would be waiting for us." -Crystal I.
"We were in the PICU at Primary's where our daughter was having respiratory difficulties and had lost movement in her legs when about a dozen people suddenly stormed our room and one of the Neurologists gave me the news." -Stephanie L.
"The day she was diagnosed we were packing up a Uhaul and moving." -Cheryl R.
"I was teaching and my pediatrician called. I was a wreck and had to have someone take over my class." - Jaysha E.
"I was standing in a checkout line at WalMart with a cart full of groceries when I got the call." -Jill H.
"I was at an appointment with a Dermatologist when she saw my 2 year old son and said, "Wow-he is pale!" which lead to a blood test to confirm a cancer diagnosis." -Jodi M.
"I was standing on my mom's front porch on a Sunday afternoon taking a phone call from our pediatrician." -Shawna W.
"After talking to a doctor I googled low red cells, high lymphocytes and leukemia came up....I knew then." -Amy J.
"I was in the ER at Primary Children's looking for answers before going on vacation the next day." -Mystee S.
"I was driving to Idaho for my nephew's funeral when I got the call that I needed to turn around and come straight to Primary Children's because my son had Leukemia." - Sadie S.
"I actually "found out" she had cancer before any doctor told me from a combination of googling her symptoms and the whisperings of the Spirit right before our doctor's appointment." -Briana H.
"I googled "my pale toddler" and when my husband asked what came up, I said "anemia or leukemia" and we looked at each other and just knew." -Megan G.
"I was in the hospital recovering from a C Section." -Kimberly B.
"We were settled into his hospital room and I was sitting in the rocking chair beside him when the 'team' of doctors came in to tell us it was cancer and the cancer was "everywhere that he has blood". -Elizabeth W.
"We got the call while we were at the movie, National Treasure Two." -Michelle S.
"I was in the car with my 3 kiddos on the way to pick up daddy who's car broke down." -Emily W.
"I was in an ER in Florida." -Nancy M.
"I was walking form the waiting room to the sedation recovery room when the anesthesiologist told me "there is something in there." -Sally Y.
"We found out when we were at home watching a movie with the kids goofing around." -Victoria A.
"I had just gotten back from taking our other daughter to school when my husband called to say the Dr. did an X-ray and had just told him "you are in for a life-changing event," this is Osteosarcoma." -Jessy J.
"We did tests and then the doctor came in and told us there was a 'mass' and that they were going to life flight our baby boy to Primary Children's." -Melanie G.
"The Doctor came out from doing my son's bone marrow aspirate and said, "please don't go home, I am pretty sure I have bad news. Meet me back up in clinic in an hour." -Tammy B.
"I was sitting with my Pediatrician watching the Tech do an ultrasound on my son's belly to check for a hernia." -Laura S.
"We were in the recovery room after a sedated MRI waiting for our son to wake up when a Doctor took us into another room and told us the mass in his brain was indeed a brain tumor." -Tara M.
"We were at the ear and throat clinic when the doctor came in and used the word rhabdomyosarcoma." -Lorraine T.
"After spending all day in the ER with a horrific head and neck ache our daughter was admitted for what was thought to be meningitis. An hour later we found out it was Acute Myeloid Leukemia." -Marie S.
"I was standing in my kitchen cleaning up after lunch." -Leann C.
"After 10 months and many doctor visits we received a phone call to come to Primary Children's as soon as possible." -Yvonne D.
"We were told in the ICU it was Leukemia after our son was transported by ambulance to the children's hospital in Las Vegas." -Tabitha S.
"I was sitting with my husband and our daughter in the doctor's office when the word Osteosarcoma came out of his mouth." -Sue C.