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Every year, more than 1.6 million new cases of cancer are diagnosed, with more than 600,000 dying from the disease each year, according to statistics from the American Cancer Society. Cancer is especially devastating when it impacts a child. While an estimated 43 children are diagnosed with cancer every day, researchers and medical professionals have... Read more
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The purpose of palliative care is to help a child with cancer live as comfortably as possible. The right approach to such care can also provide some peace of mind for parents and other loved ones. Sometimes referred to as supportive care, palliative care goes beyond managing symptoms to include a focus on overall quality... Read more
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Cancer occurs when the body's cells divide and spread without stopping, which is abnormal. While the majority of cases affect adults, about one percent of all cancer diagnoses each year are in children. Unlike cases in adults, cancers in children are usually not linked to environmental or lifestyle factors. Most often, cancers in children are... Read more
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Children who have cancer obviously have a lot on their plate. While getting better is understandably the first priority, it's just as important for children to find ways to keep up with their educational needs. Finding the right balance between healthcare needs and academics often involves a cooperative effort between parents, doctors, and educators. Here's... Read more
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Childhood cancer continued to remain scarce in the overview of all cancer cases, making up one percent of all reported cancer diagnoses in the passing year. On average, childhood cancer tariffs have been increasing in small amounts during the last couple of years. An estimated 10,300 children in America ages fifteen and under were diagnosed... Read more
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Many people enjoy giving money to charity in order to honor a cause that is close to their hearts, to honor the memory of a loved one, or to promote and facilitate the work performed by the charity. Now is a great time of the year to give more to cancer charity if you planned... Read more
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Simply defined, a tumor is an abnormal growth. Usually not accompanied by swelling (inflammation), tumors can appear at any age. When present in children, growths can sometimes be difficult to detect since younger patients often don't know how to clearly verbalize symptoms. Potential sources of tumors in children are also different from what typically affects... Read more
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