On July 6, 2008, when author Dena Sherwood first heard the devastating words, "Your son has neuroblastoma," she never imagined that those words would later become a blessing to so many.
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Dena prayerfully fought alongside her son, for three and a half years, to give him the best chance of beating the disease. A year after diagnosis, with God's guidance, Dena founded Arms Wide Open Childhood Cancer Foundation to fund less toxic treatments for children with cancer and to bring hope to other families fighting the battle. Her son underwent chemotherapy, radiation, four major surgeries, immunotherapy, and a phase one vaccine trial and was laterdeclared NED (No Evidence of Disease).
From living in fear to living by faith No Retreat, No Surrender chronicles how one family's faith in the Lord has brought hope and help to so many.