Yearly Archives: 2013

Cancer is a devastating event that leaves confusion among children and families. Even in the simplest of cases, treatment can be more challenging due to a child’s size and developing immune system. And while there is no easy to understand cancer diagnosis, some cancers are more commonly seen in children than others. A diagnosis of... Read more
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Chemotherapy refers to the use of chemicals to destroy cancer cells and treat cancer. It is often used in combination with antibiotics and other medications and methods, such as the combination with radiotherapy to treat cases of lymphoma. Chemotherapy drugs can be placed in a child’s bloodstream to attack cancer cells throughout the body or... Read more
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Symptoms of childhood cancer can be difficult to detect. There are several different types of cancer, each with its own common symptoms, and still other types of cancer that may not show any symptoms at all. Additionally, many of the symptoms associated with cancers that affect children are also related to other illnesses or health... Read more
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Amir is an active, kind, and sociable young boy. He has lived all of his life in a small village outside of Karaj and loves nature and hiking. Just before his 8th birthday he started getting headaches almost every afternoon. His parents thought he may be straining his eyes and purchased eye... Read more
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Through the months of October and November, the International Society for Children with Cancer has been encouraging potential donors to pledge $1 a day to help children with cancer receive necessary treatment. While $1 per day might not seem like a significant amount, every dollar truly helps when fighting cancer and providing medical care to... Read more
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This is the story of Pari an energetic little girl full of life. It is hard to imagine that she has been battling cancer for the past three years. In January 2010, Pari woke up with severe abdominal pain, screaming and holding her side. Her Mom thought she had appendicitis and rushed... Read more
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When a child is diagnosed with cancer, the entire process impacts the whole family. While it’s normal for family members to feel anxiety, confusion, anger, fear, and grief, the emotions and stress of the child’s parents can often impact have a strong impact on the child. As a result, our children’s cancer charity wants to... Read more
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