This series follows twenty-something April (Italia Ricci), a smart and quick-witted aspiring journalist, who is trying to work her way up the ladder at a Boston newspaper by trying to impress her hard-nosed editor. When not pursuing the latest scoop, April tries to balance her ambitious career with her family – her widowed mom Sara, rebellious little sister Brenna and her grandmother. Just as things start to look up at work, home and on the romance front with co-worker Dominic, April gets the devastating news from an estranged uncle that she has cancer.
April is an aspiring journalist at a Boston newspaper who receives life-changing news following a hospital visit.
April hides her health issues as she works on a profile piece about a gubernatorial candidate.
April learns that Dominic has a reputation; Sara introduces her new boyfriend to the family.
April becomes overwhelmed by home and career responsibilities; Brenna bonds with a popular student.
Dominic and April share family secrets following an unnerving visit to a psychic.
April agrees to some recklessness with Leo after he challenges her to take control of her future.
April blows off work to spend time with members of her support group; Brenna travels to Miami.
April tries to keep her busy life under control in the days before her scheduled hospital stay.
April's resolve to battle her situation wanes as her chemotherapy treatments begin to take a toll.
The Carver family plans a special "Christmas in June" surprise to cheer April up.
The Carvers try to convince Natalie to be April's bone marrow donor.
April breaks a story that also involves Leo. Brenna, Kieran and Greer spend the night at Alchemy.
April deals with the aftermath of her article and is forced to go on national TV to defend it.
Five intertwining romantic stories about the leading couples of "Chasing Life."
April and Danny go head to head to prove who has better reporting skills. Brenna deals with the possibility of Greer moving away.