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Cancer Children

Cancer Killed My Father, Now Me?

Joe Clark | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Joe Clark

Why should Mira have to deal with this, Dad? She is going to keep getting older, and eventually, the questions will come. What can I possibly tell this little girl (the one with my eyes) that can keep the seriousness of the situation at bay. I'll make it sound like a fairy tale somehow.

To the Mother of My Patient

Kateri Allard | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Kateri Allard

Because of you, I am beginning again to believe in miracles. Because in the depth of despair over losing your beloved son you took me into your arms and guided me back onto a track where love is real, positive thinking is a choice that saves us, and miracles do happen.

Cancer With a Toddler in the House: Why Some Rules Just Don't Apply

Jeff Sirlin | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeff Sirlin

Parenting is hard. Parenting a toddler is especially hard. Parenting a toddler while going through six months of chemotherapy is indescribable.

Tips for Sharing a Cancer Diagnosis With Your Children

Lisa Bonchek Adams | Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Bonchek Adams

In the dizzying days after a cancer diagnosis there is so much emotion that it might be hard to think about what to do. But for those of us who are parents, helping children adjust to this news is vital.

Childhood Cancer: Can Your Marriage Survive It?

Leann Reynolds | Posted 10.24.2012 | Parents
Leann Reynolds

When a family learns that one of their own has cancer, it can bring them together or tear them apart. This is even more of a challenge when it is a child who has been diagnosed with cancer, a disease that will at the very least interrupt this time of innocence in their young lives.

Camp Casey's 'Horsey House Calls' Cheer Trista Kirby, Other Children With Cancer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Two-year-old Trista Kirby, a Michigan girl battling cancer, had a simple wish: she wanted to ride a horse. She asked her parents daily to bring her a ...