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Childhood Cancer

These are the moms who have outlived their children. They are mothers without official titles and have concocted clever ways to answer, "how many children do you have?" when asked by well meaning folk. These mothers cling to old memories, photo albums and painful frequent visits to cemeteries.
This is the most common type of liver cancer among children.
The Canadian singer revealed his son's diagnosis on Friday.
The way we care for people with mental illness, isn't world class, and it's rarely quick. It's even worse for our kids. Or at least, because it's about kids, it feels worse. If your child is diagnosed with a mental illness, the neighbours don't rally the same way they would for cancer.
“I was upset. I said I didn’t understand and that I just wanted to see the kids. We have not done anything wrong.”
An Alaska mom creates and distributes custom wigs to kids battling cancer.
With only a few months to live, Lila May's family and community wanted to throw her a ball fit for a princess.
After losing their eight-year-old daughter to childhood cancer, a Texas family decided to walk across America in her honour
Never heard of Ewing sarcoma? Be grateful. It is a cancer of the bone and soft tissue, affecting mostly kids and young adults but can strike anyone, anywhere in the body, at any age. Researchers pinpointed a chromosomal translocation as the cause.
For the most part, Hailey is just like any other seven-year-old. However, this past December, she was diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition called Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Hailey's wish is to have a pop-up camper so that she can go camping with her family and friends and play in the woods, stare up at the stars, stay up past her bedtime.