2 articles Tag Addison Cox

National Childhood Cancer Awareness; Guest Post for Addison Cox

National Childhood Cancer Awareness; Guest Post for Addison Cox

“Addison has some moles on her scalp and they turned out to be melanoma. I feel like I am living a nightmare!” Not exactly the words I ever expected to hear from my long-time friend, Briana Cox, in September of 2011. Melanoma? You mean skin cancer? In an infant?! How on earth does that happen? Addison was a mere three months old when the Cox family’s world was turned upside down…for the second time in …

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Phoenix Hospital Raises Awareness About Addison’s Battle with Melanoma

Phoenix Hospital Raises Awareness About Addison’s Battle with Melanoma

This past May we donated “My First Skinz” Baby swim shirts to the Phoenix Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona in honor of National Skin Cancer Awareness month. The same hospital where one-year-old Addison Cox is being treated for Stage 4 Metastasized Malignant Melanoma.  Her mother Brianna Cox was also diagnosed with Stage 4 Melanoma and succumbed to the disease on February 12, 2012. Since her passing doctors, community and family have been trying to make sense of how …

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