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5 Summer Veggies with Cancer-Fighting Benefits

May 10th, 2019 / admin

Many common summer veggies have known or suspected cancer-fighting or prevention properties. Here are five of them to feed to your family: 1. Cabbage Cabbage is loaded with cancer-fighting compounds such as sulforaphane. A compound called diindolylmethane (DIM) may protect children from radiation therapy by protecting healthy tissues in the area being treated. There are many types of cabbage that…

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How Kids with Cancer May Benefit from Art Therapy

April 20th, 2019 / admin

Art therapy allows for a freedom of expression that can be just what the doctor ordered for children living with cancer and undergoing treatment. In one study involving children with leukemia, parents said art therapy made it easier for them to manage bone marrow aspiration and other painful procedures. Now, here's a closer look at how kids with cancer may…

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4 Ways to Help Children with Cancer Sleep Better

March 20th, 2019 / admin

Children with cancer often have difficulty sticking to normal sleep patterns. This sometimes happens because of increased daytime fatigue caused by either the disease itself or their treatments. Medication side effects and schedules sometimes contribute to sleep disturbances as well. Every child with cancer has unique circumstances involved with their care and treatment. Still, there are some ways you may…

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How Children with Cancer May Benefit from Pet Therapy

February 20th, 2019 / admin

The physical and emotional effects of cancer can make take a toll on any child of any age living with some form of this disease. With pet therapy, however, kids can be kids as they interact with friendly, cuddly pets. Even if parents aren't in a position to welcome a pet into the family home, there are still many ways…

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How Aqua Therapy Can Help Children with Cancer

October 20th, 2018 / admin

Some forms of childhood cancer can affect the ability to walk or perform other movements children normally take for granted. Other variations of this disease can weaken muscles and joints. Regaining mobility and flexibility and regaining strength often involves extensive physical therapy that's usually coupled with treatment for a child's particular form of cancer. One type of therapy that may be beneficial…

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ISCC Press Release – October 2018

October 4th, 2018 / admin

At ISCC we pride ourselves on being transparent. We believe that learning more about ISCC will help our donors feel more confident and informed. We welcome your inquiries and hope to answer your questions. How do you send money to Mahak in Iran? ISCC has held an OFAC license since 2008. This license is issued by the United States Department…

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MAHAK Ranked 1st in SGS Benchmarking Audit

October 4th, 2018 / admin

ISCC is Proud to Announce MAHAK ranked #1 NGO in the worldwith Score of 97.5% in SGS Benchmarking Audit ISCC is proud to share the news that Mahak has won the first place recognition in the SGS global NGO Benchmark with a score of 97.5%. On September 28th, 2018 MAHAK achieved first place recognition among 328 NGO'sthroughout the world with…

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Most Common Treatment Options for Childhood Cancer

August 20th, 2018 / admin

As frightening as it can be for parents to hear their child suffers from a form of childhood cancer, they may take hope in how much easier it is becoming to treat such illnesses. Depending on the form of cancer, your own child might undergo a number of different procedures. You can prepare yourself and your child by learning more…

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How to Explain Your Child’s Cancer to Their Classmates

June 20th, 2018 / admin

A diagnosis of cancer doesn't just affect a child's immediate family members and neighborhood friends. When they go back to school, it's something their classmates will likely have questions about. While it's entirely up to you to determine how much information you want to share with the school and your child's peers, doing so can ease some common fears or…

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