I’ll Find You

For someone with cancer (and for the parents and siblings of a Child with Cancer), it is often difficult to face the pain, to face others, to keep a smile on your face when all around you is crumbling and you don’t know what to do or where to turn, to always try to be strong…

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What is the Expected Life Span of Childhood Brain Tumour Cancer?

“What is my child’s prognosis?” This seemingly simple but critical question is often among the first that parents will ask their child’s oncologist after hearing that their child has been diagnosed with cancer. Yet, while the question may be simple, answering it can be extremely complicated. In general terms, oncologists can provide statistics relating to […]

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The Agony of Childhood Brain Cancer

Many years ago it was thought that cancer was an “old person’s disease,” and unfortunately some people still think that it is… Cancer is not an old person’s disease; it is a disease that strikes at any age and affects everyone, irrespective of gender or race. Virtually every single person on this planet has been […]

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Patients with Cachexia need Nutritional Support

Anorexia is a common symptom in patients with cancer, which can lead to poor tolerance of treatment and can contribute to cachexia (weakness and wasting of the body due to severe chronic illness) in extreme cases. Currently, there are no instruments that measure common concerns specifically associated with anorexia and cachexia in children with cancer. […]

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Dedicated to Those Who Are Missing Someone Today

Christmas is not a happy time for everyone – there are many individuals for whom the Festive Season is very painful as it is the time that they miss those who are gone the most. For parents who have lost a child, whether to cancer or anything else, this is a really, really, difficult time […]

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