Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

5 Years of Childhood Cancer Awareness And Counting

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month and our color is gold. We gild our profile pictures and status updates with it in solidarity, viagra 60mg driven to highlight the tiny warriors in our lives—the survivors, pharmacy those still fighting and the dear ones we’ve lost.

The stories vary from child to child, seek family to family, connecting us from the moment we get that first, terrible diagnosis. They usually start with the words, “Your child has cancer.”

Ours started with the word “tumor.”

My family was initiated into this club five Septembers ago. Back then, I thought I was aware. I thought donating to charities like Make A Wish and St. Jude made me aware. I thought that since my younger daughter (I’ll call her E) had been through three surgeries by the age of seven for her cleft lip and palate, I was aware. Kids get sick, sometimes really sick. I’ve had to stay with my child in the hospital. I get it.

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Horses Bring Hope and Healing to Young Cancer Patients

MAHWAH, N.J. — In New Jersey, a little girl who has been battling cancer is starting third-grade this week, after she couldn’t go to school last year.

Kaia Carroll recently discovered the healing power of horses, and said she hasn’t had this much fun in months. The eight-year-old has a rare form of Leukemia. The last year of her life has been a blur of doctors, hospitals and chemotherapy.

“This week I felt good I wasn’t really nauseous and I wasn’t in any pain really,” she said.

Kaia and 19 other young patients took part in Pony Power Therapies in New Jersey’s Ramapo Mountains.

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Cancer in Children and Adolescents

  • How common is cancer in children?
  • What is the outlook for children with cancer?
  • What are the possible causes of cancer in children?
  • How do cancers in adolescents and young adults differ from those in younger children?
  • Where do children with cancer get treated?

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