Coping with Anaemia in Childhood Cancer

Symptom Management, Palliative Care, or Supportive Care to relieve side-effects is an important part of cancer care and treatment and should always form part of the overall treatment plan. Anaemia means that there is an abnormally low level of red blood cells and occurs when the body is losing blood, is not making enough blood, or […]

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Managing Side Effects of Childhood Cancer

Childhood Cancer can result in many side-effects, including physical, social, and emotional side effects. For this reason, preventing and controlling the side effects of the cancer and/or its treatment is very important. This is known as symptom management, palliative or supportive care, and is an essential part of the overall treatment plan. Side effects depend […]

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Nutrition Vital for People with Cancer

Good nutrition plays a vital role during cancer treatment and must therefore play an important part in any overall treatment plan. The food we eat has daily impact on our health; increasing our energy levels and supporting our immune system among other benefits. Eating a healthy, minimally processed, plant-based diet not only benefits your overall […]

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Just Like You – Cancer

In keeping with this week’s theme of “Explaining Cancer to Kids” here is another video about the subject. This video is part of the “Just Like You“series by Just Like You Films, which is “a nonprofit organization that creates films and materials that educate our audiences about subjects including childhood cancer, burns, Down syndrome and […]

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