Category Archives: Press Releases

Unfortunately, doctors have to deliver the news to parents that their children have cancer around 40 times a day, on average. This comes out to 14.6 thousand times a year. The average age of a diagnosed child is six. Twelve percent of child patients do not survive. Of the survivors, over half suffer later side... Read more
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Nausea is the feeling of needing to throw up, while vomiting is the act of throwing up ingested food with the pressure of abdominal muscles. Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) is the feeling of nauseous or the act of vomiting due to the physical and psychological effects of chemotherapy drugs. CINV is categorized into 3 groups: Anticipatory:... Read more
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Through the months of October and November, the International Society for Children with Cancer has been encouraging potential donors to pledge $1 a day to help children with cancer receive necessary treatment. While $1 per day might not seem like a significant amount, every dollar truly helps when fighting cancer and providing medical care to... Read more
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New cancer research breakthroughs in 2012 point to alternative measures that speed healing and reduce damaging side effects of traditional past treatments. Irvine, CA – March 20, 2013 – A child with cancer is a reality that many of us cannot face in our lives. Either we are parents who dread such an awful scenario or... Read more
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The International Society for Children with Cancer will hold their fifth annual “Nowruz Bazaar” celebration on March 17th at the Irvine Marriott Hotel to ring in the Iranian New Year, as well as raise awareness and donations for the charity organization. Irvine, CA – February 25, 2013 – The International Society for Children with Cancer is... Read more
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This month is the ISCC Annual Gala event to raise funds for children with cancer with a live concert featuring Rana and Martik. This event will include a silent auction as well as guest speakers. The ISCC Annual Gala raised $500,000 last year and expects 850 attendees this year with a goal of sponsoring over... Read more
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Summary: ISCC is hosting a summer festival this month to raise money for kids with cancer. This festival will include a walk-a-thon, a volleyball tournament, crafts and games for kids, and snack and lunch stations. Participation in the walk-a-thon is free for all who wish to participate. IRVINE, CA, July 9, 2012 /ISCC/ --... Read more
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