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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Bright-Colored Fruits and an Exotic Spice May Reduce Childhood Leukemia Risks

April 20th, 2018 / Admin

Accounting for approximately 30 percent of all childhood cancers, leukemia affects bone marrow and blood. While rates steadily declined from 1975 through 2013, it's still a disease that's the most common cancer in children and teens. Plus, it can be difficult to manage and eliminate once it's detected. For this reason, anything that can minimize the risk of developing childhood…

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Treatment Advances for Wilms Tumor

February 20th, 2018 / Admin

Wilms tumor, also known as nephroblastoma, is a rare form of kidney cancer that mostly affects children. Wilms tumor is the most common type of kidney cancer in children. Though the cancer can affect both kidneys, it typically only grows in one. Advancements in diagnosis and treatment have significantly improved the outlook for children with Wilms tumor. The prognosis for…

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Healthy Eating Tips for Kids Fighting Cancer

December 21st, 2017 / Admin

The effects of the many treatments children with cancer often undergo can take a toll on young, developing bodies. For this reason, it's important for kids fighting cancer to make healthy eating a priority. Choosing healthy foods may also ease some of the side effects associated with some cancer treatments. For some kids with cancer, healthy eating may mean avoiding…

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The Main Differences Between Childhood and Adult Cancers

October 27th, 2017 / Admin

Children aren't just small adults. This is evident in the way cancer affects them compared to how similar conditions affect adults. Not only are the types of cancers likely to be seen in children different, but so are the ways such abnormal growths spread. Even the way children respond to treatment isn't the same as what reactions are normally seen…

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Explaining a Childhood Cancer Diagnosis

August 20th, 2017 / Admin

A cancer diagnosis is never the kind of news that patients want to hear, regardless of age. However, if the diagnosis is for a child, it is usually an even more sensitive matter. Different questions are raised, including if the child will get well and whether or not the family will be able to afford the treatment. Globally, cancer rates…

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