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Pediatric Cancer

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
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A new interactive video game can help children with cancer cope with their treatment.
Leukemia Is Shaping My Son’s Future
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After his father’s diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, 10-year-old Rhett is determined to become an oncologist to help other patients with cancer.
7 Tips on Coping with Your Child’s Cancer Diagnosis
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Jordan Henderson, Survivorship Nurse Navigator at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute, offers tips for parents on how to deal with their child’s cancer diagnosis.
Regaining My Life After a Diagnosis of Non‑Hodgkin Lymphoma
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NHL survivor Carlo Lopez shares his personal experience with cancer and his goal of becoming an oncology nurse to offer other people the knowledge and experience he gained as a patient.
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.
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