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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 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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Gold Ribbon Hero Eli

A Few Minutes Out of Your Day Will Mean the World to Gold Ribbon Hero Eli! One of our Gold Ribbon Heroes, a brave childhood cancer warrior from West Virginia, is in desperate need of a show of support. **UPDATE** Read more ›

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Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Disease – Stages and Prognosis

Introduction: About Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Childhood Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer that develops in the lymph system, a critical part of the body’s immune system responsible for fighting illness-causing viruses and bacteria. Classical Hodgkin lymphoma is generally characterized Read more ›

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How is Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Diagnosed

Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Disease: Detection and Diagnosis

How is Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Detected? As with most types of childhood cancer, there is no method of early detection for childhood Hodgkin lymphoma. Childhood Hodgkin lymphoma does cause detectable symptoms; however, the symptoms are usually general and vague, and Read more ›

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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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