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“A Mother’s Journey” – Part 1

Please Consider Helping Childhood Cancer Families This Mother’s Day The Mother’s Day traditions of paper cards and handmade crafts will not be the current reality for all families this year. We know that an inside look into the reality of Read more ›

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Gold Ribbon Hero Evan Macrone

Evan’s Story: Soft Tissue Sarcoma Evan Mario Macrone was 11 years old when he was diagnosed with childhood cancer, in August 2015. First, Evan noticed a small lump in his groin while playing with his little brother, Gavin. A biopsy Read more ›

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Action Days 2017

Help Us Celebrate the Success of 2017 Action Days!

Thank you ACCO, as a founding member of the Alliance for Childhood Cancer would like to sincerely thank the more than 200 members of the childhood cancer community who gathered together in Washington, DC on May 1st and 2nd to Read more ›

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ACCO.org Rated #1 Childhood Cancer Blog (out of 75)

Feedspot has ranked ACCO.org as the #1 Childhood Cancer blog! This is the most comprehensive list of best Childhood Cancer blogs on the internet. The Best Childhood Cancer blogs from thousands of top Childhood Cancer blogs in the Feedspot index using Read more ›

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Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Disease

Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Disease: Causes and Symptoms

What Causes Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Disease? Generally speaking, childhood cancer, like adult cancer, is caused by the uncontrolled replication of our body’s own cells. In a healthy body, cells grow and divide only when needed to replace old or damaged Read more ›

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Brighten Gold Ribbon Hero Lexy’s Day

Brighten Lexy’s Day with a Personalized Audio Greeting! Join together with us to show childhood cancer warrior Lexy that she has the love and support of the childhood cancer community across the country! Alexa—Lexy for short—has been fighting a persistent Read more ›

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Gold Ribbon Hero Makahla D

“Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: Makahla is 6 years old and is fighting Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. She was diagnosed on Feb 28, 2017 and has been so strong tough everything so far! She can make anyone smile Read more ›

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Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Disease: Risk Factors and Prevention

Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Disease: A brief introduction Childhood Hodgkin lymphoma, similarly to adult Hodgkin lymphoma, is a type of malignant cancer of the lymph system, which forms a critical part of the immune system our bodies use to fight disease. Read more ›

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Latest data show a global increase of 13% in childhood cancer incidence over two decades

Lyon, France, 11 April 2017 – An international study coordinated by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and published today in The Lancet Oncology shows that in 2001–2010, childhood cancer was 13% more common than in the 1980s, Read more ›

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Gold Ribbon Hero Rainin Day

Rainin’s Battle Against Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma Rainin was diagnosed with Stage 4 Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma on January 13, 2016 at the age of 6. Rhabdomyosarcoma, or RMS for short, is a type of cancer that develops from skeletal muscles, or the muscles Read more ›

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