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Early Deaths from Childhood Cancer Up to 4 X More Common Than Previously Reported

Treatments for childhood cancers have improved to the point that 5-year survival rates are over 80 %.

However, one group has failed to benefit from these improvements, namely children who die so soon after diagnosis that they are not able to receive treatment, or who receive treatment so late in the course of their disease that it is destined to fail. 788 more words

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Michael Bublé Steps down from Hosting 2017 JUNO AWARDS, to Focus on Son’s Health

For the second time this year, Michael Bublé has withdrawn from a prior commitment in order to “focus on his family” amid his 3-year old son’s cancer battle. 358 more words

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Foodie Friday: Pancakes, Pasta & Pudding

So, it is Friday again – whew, what a week!

A little birdie told me that there are some people who are really enjoying the Foodie Friday posts (although I wouldn’t know it as nobody ever comments :-( ) so here are some more interesting and healthy recipes for you and your Child with Cancer to try out together. 648 more words

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Childhood Cancer Survivorship

Getting cancer is something NOBODY wants, and it is even more tragic when a young soul is diagnosed with cancer. Fighting cancer is a battle that leaves many scars, not all of them physical… 1,024 more words

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Foodie Friday: Healthy Vegetarian/Vegan Meals

A diagnosis of cancer and subsequent treatment can result in irregular food and fluid intake, weight loss, and nutritional deficiencies. There is frequently an increased need for calories and protein while there is usually a decreased appetite. 846 more words

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The Impact of the Inequality Gap on Health

What good does it do to treat people and send them back to the conditions that made them sick?”

This is the question Sir Michael Marmot, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College London, said he asks himself repeatedly, during a speech he recently gave at Wits University regarding why health is not simply a matter of access to medical care. 735 more words

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