Navigation Links
Surviving childhood cancer -- the success story
Date:1/4/2008

The special issue, available free online until March, presents key articles of interest to caregivers and those who suffer from childhood cancer; articles that:

  • consider the history of leukemia, and how different societies have looked at the ethics of using chemotherapy on children

  • describe new research based on identifying the many variations of cancer, making it possible for treatment to target these sub-types more precisely

  • show how the cancer experience is different for kids (compared to adults), how teens with cancer experience discrimination and stigma in public, and what can be done to improve the overall experience of young patients

Childhood cancer remains an important threat to life it is the second leading cause of death in children, exceeded only by accidents, writes Mary Dixon-Woods, Chronic Illness editor. However, it is increasingly important to understand what it means to live with cancer and what it means to survive it. We are perhaps not used to thinking of cancer as a chronic illness, but our special issue suggests that a new approach to how we view cancer may well be needed.


'/>"/>

Contact: Andrea Rulfo
media.inquiries@sagepub.com
805-410-7150
SAGE Publications
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. American Council on Exercise Offers 10 Tips for Surviving the Holidays
2. Surviving the Holidays after a Loved Ones Death
3. Genetic predisposition increases childhood asthma risk
4. Treating diabetes during pregnancy can break link to childhood obesity
5. Childhood asthma still inappropriately treated in the UK
6. Screening Proposed for Childhood Cholesterol Levels
7. Success of Shape-Up Somerville Childhood Obesity Intervention to be Presented at the Friedman School Symposium at Tufts, October 29-31, 2007 - Boston
8. Success of Shape Up Somerville childhood obesity intervention to be presented
9. Childhood vaccination may protect adult eyes
10. Childhood Obesity Epidemic a Long-Term Challenge
11. New chemotherapy regimen prolongs survival in difficult-to-treat childhood brainstem gliomas
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2016)... NJ (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2016 , ... ... recognized as an NJ Top Doc! Along with his wonderful accolades and stellar ... in podiatry. Congratulations, Dr. Batelli! , Dr. Eugene Batelli is a highly ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Power Systems, ... the first PowerWave Instructor Certification Course in Stoughton, Massachusetts. The course was led ... professional through the 8 hour interactive course to qualify participants as certified PowerWave ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Bunion Bootie , the manufacturer ... treatment was more than humbled by customer demand over the Mother’s Day Weekend promotion. ... sale. Now that Bunion Bootie has completely replenished its inventory levels, it hopes to ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... OncLive® , a ... Cancer Institute-designated University of Virginia (UVA) Cancer Center to its quickly ... and marketing teams will publicize and promote public awareness of UVA Cancer Center’s ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... On May 23rd during the National Eye ... and international water advocate, was honored by Ashram, Inc. as the world’s foremost water ... knelt on the banks of the Nile to fill their red clay pots with ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/26/2016)... , May 26, 2016 Since ... matured into an essential life science tool for conducting ... applications. BCC Research reveals in its new report that ... growth phase, one powered by a range of new ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/694805 ) , ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... PARIS , May 25,2016 ... with the near-infrared Cellvizio platform for urological and ... MKEA, OTCQX: MKEAY) inventor of Cellvizio®, the multidisciplinary ... important regulatory milestone in the US with the ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This new FDA ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... 25, 2016 According to a ... (3D, 2D, 4D), by Therapeutic Area (Oncology, Cosmeceutical/Plastic Surgery), ... (Medical Device Manufacturers, Hospitals/ Clinics) - Forecast to 2021", ... Animation Market for the forecast period of 2016 to ... Million by 2021 from USD 117.3 Million in 2016, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: