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Pediatric Cancer Research

Childhood Cancer? Empathy Is Far From Enough

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 09.21.2016 | Impact
Deborah J. Cornwall

Each September is "Childhood Cancer Awareness" month. This acknowledgement of a problem means more than beautiful photos of smiling bald children. It highlights the urgency of generating action to eliminate cancer as the leading cause of death by disease for American children.

Childhood Cancer Survivors Face Increased Heart Health Risk

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

By Bill Berkrot and Ransdell Pierson DALLAS, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Children who survive cancer treatment face increased heart health risk...

Kids and Cancer: This Is What Progress Looks Like

Marlo Thomas | Posted 11.19.2013 | Home
Marlo Thomas

"Awareness" is a loaded word. It subtly suggests to us that we might need open our eyes a little wider, primarily when it comes to issues that may have slipped beneath our radar. And I'm always grateful when these efforts are connected with important medical issues, especially this month, which is devoted to Pediatric Cancer Awareness.

Hope and Inspiration From Loss

Jonathan Agin | Posted 03.06.2013 | Impact
Jonathan Agin

There is a message of hope in each and every child and family who hears some of the worst words in the English language, "your child has cancer." There is honor in making everyone aware of these heroes.

Something Other Than The Financial Crisis: Children Are "Orphans of Medicine."

Deane Waldman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deane Waldman

Would you like to think about something, anything, other than the financial crisis or the election? I know I would. Let's talk about the real future o...