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Children and Cancer

'I Am Truly Grateful I Had Cancer'

Gabrielle Flank | Posted 08.17.2016 | Fifty
Gabrielle Flank

Original illustration by Jake Reeves. My story begins in June of 2008 when, at the age of 10, I was diagnosed with ALL leukemia (acute lymphoid leu...

What I Know About Motherhood Now That My Child Has Died

Sheila Quirke | Posted 07.10.2013 | Parents
Sheila Quirke

It is so very easy to get stuck in the muck of mothering. It is tough freaking stuff. I work hard to not get caught up in the minutia anymore. It just doesn't matter.

What A Drawer Full Of Mementos Reminds Me About My Daughter's Short Life

2013-02-28-brainchild1.jpg | Posted 03.28.2013 | Parents

Written by Suzanne Leigh for Brain, Child Months before my elder daughter was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, I started leaving brief hand...

How To Talk With Children About A Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 12.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

Including children (of all ages!) in the disease process and treatments, though emotionally burdensome and painful, will ultimately be the greatest gift parents can give their children.

Childhood Cancer Awareness

Sherri Bushong Maxey | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact
Sherri Bushong Maxey

Children should never have to learn about blood counts, steroids, chemotherapies, radiation but the cold hard facts are that they do.