Articles and Whitepapers

 

 

Late Effects: The Lasting Imprints of Childhood Cancer
Provides an in-depth look at the prevalence and complexities of late effects among childhood cancer survivors.
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Parents are Key in Helping Children Transition from Treatment to Health
Tools and tips for parents to help their child journey from childhood cancer patient to childhood cancer survivor.
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Living Healthfully During Cancer
Childhood cancer survivors are at greater risk for future health problems. This paper explains ways survivors can maintain a healthy lifestyle to reduce or prevent long-term effects from their disease and/or treatment.
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Health Insurance Options and Concerns
Learn how you can become a better advocate for your child by educating yourself on every aspect of their treatment and coverage.
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Family Life During Your Child's Cancer
When childhood cancer strikes, it affects the entire family. This paper provides suggestions to help you cope with the difficulties your family may face.
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Emotional Concerns with Cancer
A cancer diagnosis brings with it a roller coaster of emotion. Learn the coping skills that will help you deal with the stress that accompanies a childhood cancer diagnosis.
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Medical Advice when Dealing with Childhood Cancer
Helpful information on how to educate yourself and what questions to ask about your child’s cancerdiagnosis, course of treatment and potential complications.
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Your Child's Educational Needs During Cancer
When a child is diagnosed with cancer, parents need to adjust their thinking about their child’s learning needs. This paper provides valuable information on how to keep the lines of communication open with your child’s school and teachers to address your child’s changing educational needs.
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Spirituality in Families with Children Diagnosed with Cancer
“Spirituality” means different things to different people, but when a child is diagnosed with cancer, a spiritual struggle may occur. Learn what spiritual questions and conflicts are common when faced with a childhood cancer diagnosis and how your faith community can help.
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Coping with Your Child's Cancer
This article provides valuable information and helpful suggestions on various coping mechanisms you can employ to help deal with your child’s diagnosis.
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Communicating with Your Child During Their Cancer Treatment
Honesty is always the best policy, but never more so than when your child has cancer. Learn how and why being truthful with your child is vital in this important paper.
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Knowledge and Hope Can Help Parents Cope with Pediatric Cancer
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Tackle School Challenges Head-On For Kids With Cancer
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Parent Communication Critical to Helping Kids Cope with Cancer
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