My Story

Welcome to our Cannonball's Page! Cannon Wiggins is so lucky to be loved by so many people that we wanted to create a page for everyone to keep updated on his progress. Cannon is a very special boy and he needs all of your prayers to fight this nasty disease of neuroblastoma cancer.Please pray for our son. He is our world.Facts:

Cannon was born on August 10, 2011
and was diagnosed at 20 months
old on April 19, 2013 with
Stage 4 Neuroblastoma:
Nymc-amplified, poor histology,
COG protocol at Arnold Palmer Children's Hospital, Resection surgery by Dr. Michael Laquaglia at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital scheduled August 2, 2013
Stem cell transplant after 6 rounds of chemo at CHOP
Proton radiation at CHOP
Antibody therapy completed 4 rounds to date at APH Orlando
Tumor: in abdomen, both legs, armpit - bone marrow and lymph nodes
Prognosis: will cannonball this cancer out and be cancer free

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Melissa Wiggins posted a new journal entry, "Day 1 Childhood cancer Awareness Month".

This is Michael. Today is September 1, and the start of Childhood cancer Awareness Month. Melissa, Cannon and I are in Scotland, and we are having a terrific break with ... Read more

Greg Lederer signed Cannon's Guestbook.

Michael, I am so happy that you and Melissa are enjoying your trip with Cannon to Scotland.  I am very sorry that I was unable to participate in the golf event. Read more

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Melissa Wiggins posted a new journal entry, "I Need Help".

I NEED HELP!!! I'm going to start with a confession. I may or may not have placed a small bet with the other Board Members that I can obtain more individual donations ... Read more

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Melissa Wiggins posted a new journal entry, "Results Are In ".

Results Are In! Bone marrow clear - check MIBG clear - check CT Scan clear - check First two oral chemo drugs taken - check Grateful? I mean what can I say? There are ... Read more

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Ms. Diana (Nuc Med) signed Cannon's Guestbook.

Praying with all that is in me for clear scans. Kisses to both of you. Love the pictures! Read more

Melissa Wiggins posted a new journal entry, "Scan Day Is Over.. Finally! ".

Scan Day Is Over....Finally!!! I'm mentally and emotionally spent! So thankful that today is over! We will get results tomorrow morning. Prayers for clear scans!! I am ... Read more

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Melissa Wiggins posted a new journal entry, "We (I) Could Learn From Cannon...".

We (I) Could Learn From Cannon... Today we did a tour of Helen DeVos Children's Hospital. Let's just say there is no question this hospital is backed by the billionaire ... Read more

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