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Pediatric Cancer

Surviving Cancer and Going Back to School
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For childhood-cancer survivors, beating cancer is one thing; facing the many hurdles that come with going back to school is another. Here are some ways parents can help their pediatric-cancer survivors cope with the physical, emotional, and mental stresses of student life.
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
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View this slideshow to learn important facts about childhood cancer, including statistics, causes and treatment.
That Bald Kid—Yeah, She’s Mine
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During this National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Tara Geraghty reflects on her experience with her daughter’s diagnosis and treatment, and shares her top 10 tips to parents’ survival
The HOPE PROJECT: Video Games as a New Tool to Help Kids Fight Cancer
Pediatric Cancer
A new interactive video game can help children with cancer cope with their treatment.
7 Tips on Coping with Your Child’s Cancer Diagnosis
From Your NavigatorPediatric Cancer
Jordan Henderson, Survivorship Nurse Navigator at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute, offers tips for parents on how to deal with their child’s cancer diagnosis.
The Emilio Nares Foundation: Helping Children and Their Families Cope with Cancer
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The Emilio Nares Foundation, located in San Diego, CA, helps children and their families navigate through a cancer diagnosis with valuable services, from a cost-saving transportation program to modified shirts with easy access to chemotherapy ports.
A Mother’s Intuition Gives Her Daughter a New Chance at Life
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The power of mother’s intuition guided La Toya Johnson to ensure her daughter, Yantusha, received the proper care she needed.
Financial Assistance for Young Patients with Cancer
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The American Cancer Society estimates that 10,380 children under age 15 and about 5,000 teens aged 15 to 19 will be diagnosed with cancer this year in the United States. The rate of children surviving cancer for 5 years or more is growing thanks to improved treatment, but so is the rate of children and teens who are diagnosed with cancer.
Fertility Preservation: What You Need to Know Before Starting Cancer Treatment
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Many young adults with cancer don’t ask questions about their ability to have children after cancer treatment, despite wanting to have biological children. Not asking the right questions about fertility preservation before starting chemotherapy, radiation, or other treatments for cancer can lead to fertility problems and even infertility later on.
Navigating the Unique Needs of Adolescents & Young Adult Cancer Survivors
From Your NavigatorPediatric Cancer
Each year, approximately 70,000 adolescents and young adults aged 15 to 39 years are diagnosed with cancer, according to the National Cancer Institute. These young cancer survivors face many short-term and long-term health issues (including heart problems and infertility), as well as psychosocial issues (low levels of education, employment, and finances).
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