Category Archives: Childhood Cancer

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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In the interest of helping kids with cancer, the International Society for Children with Cancer helps to provide care and treatments to underprivileged children. The most common types of cancer in children are different than the types most frequently found in adults. The American Cancer Society indicates that leukemia, consisting of cancers of the bone marrow... Read more
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Renowned international architectural firm, WD Partners, dedicates annual holiday “Toy Drive With A Twist” to the International Society for Children with Cancer, which donated all gift cards to teen patients at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County in Orange, California. ISCC also holds favorable open house, which introduces new businesses and donors to organization that... Read more
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Since the turn of the 20th century, over a hundred years ago, degenerative disease has been on the rise, not only in the United States, but also throughout the world. Arthritic conditions, coronary issues, diabetes and, of course, cancer have been chief amongst this lengthy, ongoing trend. Sadly, a large number of children with cancer... Read more
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Here at ISCC (The International Society for Children with Cancer) we know what it’s like for parents and children battling cancer. Global data from the American Cancer Society shows that in 2008, over 175,300 new cancer cases among children aged 0-14 were diagnosed and approximately 96,400 children died. Unfortunately even with these numbers available, awareness... Read more
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MONDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Children with the most common type of leukemia now have a dramatically better chance of survival, a new study shows. The researchers found five-year survival rates among children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) increased from about 84 percent to 90 percent from 1990 to 2005. Surviving for five years is... Read more
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A study by the Children's Oncology Group (COG) reported that five-year survival for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL, the most common type of pediatric cancer) among children treated through COG clinical trials increased from 83.7 percent during the period 1990-1994 to 90.4 percent in the period 2000-2005. The improvements in survival were observed among all children... Read more
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