"When my daughter Sophie was diagnosed with brain cancer at the age of 8 1/2 months old, I knew in my heart that there had to be more that could help her outside of chemo and Western medicine. Finding the resources I needed was an overwhelming task that took hundreds of hours of research, coupled with confusion and questions. Because I understand how daunting this all can be, we at Saving Sophie have done all the work for you! We have scoured the web for the very best articles and information that can help support you along this journey. We will be raising money to help families in need, and can offer support to families who are looking at holistic alternatives. From our family to yours, we hope this website helps alleviate some of your stress, and will arm you with the tools you need in your battle against this beast!" - Tracy Ryan

sophie's story

Sophie was diagnosed with a rare Optic Pathway Glioma brain tumor, & has used cannabis & chemo to treat her disease.

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Please enjoy some of the staggering statistics that surround cancer, and cannabis, in today’s landscape.



Studies Prove Cannabis
Effectiveness at Killing



of Government Funding is
Spent on Pediatric Cancer

In 2014


Children are Diagnosed
with Cancer in the U.S.

So far


States Have Legalized
Cannabis for Medical
Marijuana Use


Please check out some of the recent press about our CEO Tracy Ryan and her family as they work towards spreading the word on medical cannabis and their personal experiences with this miracle plant!


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