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4 Books to Help Your Child Deal with Cancer

August 20th, 2019 / admin

Cancer is something even adults sometimes have a hard time fully comprehending, so it's totally understandable for kids to have difficulty dealing with this disease. One way to clear up confusion and help your child with cancer cope is with books designed with this purpose in mind. Here are four worth considering. 1. 'My Cancer Days' This book by Courtney…

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Helping Your Child Have a Good School Year During Treatment

July 20th, 2019 / admin

Children with cancer often have concerns about either starting a new school year or returning to school after missing several days or weeks because of hospitalization or doctors' appointments. Here are some tips to keep in mind to help your child enjoy a good school year as they undergo treatment for cancer. Plan an Appropriate Back to School Welcome If…

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How to Help a Child with Cancer Stay Positive

June 20th, 2019 / admin

Anybody with cancer can have a difficult time trying to stay positive. This task can be even more challenging for a child living with cancer. If the past year included the unexpected news that your son or daughter or a special child in your life has cancer, you may be apprehensive about the coming year. But negative thoughts can also…

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5 Summer Veggies with Cancer-Fighting Benefits

June 20th, 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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