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Life After Wilms Tumor – Late and Long-Term Effects of Cancer Treatment in Children

Treatment for Wilms Tumor (Nephroblastoma) Thanks to today’s advanced surgical techniques and treatment options, many children who have been diagnosed with Wilms tumor emerge from treatment tumor-free and can eventually return to a fairly normal childhood and adulthood. That being Read more ›

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Wilms Tumor Cancer Early Detection, Diagnosis, and Staging

Wilms Tumor—Is Early Detection Possible? Wilms tumor—also known as nephroblastoma—is the most common form of kidney cancer in children, occurring most often in children under the age of six. As with most other forms of childhood cancer, the vast majority Read more ›

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What Causes Wilms Tumor and Can It Be Prevented?

Wilms Tumor Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention “Cancer” is a general word for a wide grouping of diseases in which the building blocks of the body—cells—grow and replicate abnormally. While some, although not all, types of cancers in adults are Read more ›

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What is Wilms Tumor kidney cancer?

Wilms Tumor Cancer (Nephroblastoma) Also known as nephroblastoma, Wilms tumor is a type of childhood cancer that begins growing in the kidneys. The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs located towards the lower back of the rib cage, with one on Read more ›

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Jel Sert PJammin Childhood Cancer Charity Event, June 20, 2017

The Jel Sert Company’s 2017 Corporate PJammin® Charity Event for Childhood Cancer: A Spectacular Success! Once again, ACCO’s amazing partner, The Jel Sert Company, comes up big in its support for the childhood cancer community! On June 20, more than Read more ›

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Gold Ribbon Hero Korbyn M

Incredible Strength and Courage “Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: I think my grandson is a Gold Ribbon Hero because from the time he was diagnosed with high risk ALL at 9 months until present day, 32 months Read more ›

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Washington Post: Parents of sick kids try to remind Congress what the health-care debate should be about

By Washington Post Columnist  – Petula Dvorak “Is she okay?” the startled legislative staffer asked, eyes shifting to the adults around him as the trach tube protruding from the neck of a 2-year-old gurgled.In the air-conditioned, marble halls of Congress, Read more ›

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URGENT – TAKE ACTION – TELL YOUR U.S. SENATORS TO KEEP CHILDREN WITH CANCER COVERED!

#KeepUsCovered – Keep Children with Cancer Covered Take action now using the quick and easy link below and let your U.S. Senators know the healthcare bill proposed yesterday will threaten the lives of children battling cancer. One-third of all children Read more ›

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Treating Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Disease

Treating Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Childhood Hodgkin lymphoma has proven to be particularly sensitive to both chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Therefore, for most children diagnosed with this type of childhood cancer, treatment will likely involve some combination of both modalities. Surgery Read more ›

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Dad Goes Fishing for Greater Awareness

A Gold Ribbon Hero Dad Goes Fishing for Greater Awareness! In celebration of Father’s Day, we would like to take a few minutes to introduce Gold Ribbon Hero Thomas “TA” Tucker, the proud father of childhood cancer warrior Harley and Read more ›

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