What to do about Chemo Side Effects in Children


Chemotherapy Chemotherapy is one of the most common treatment options for cancer. It is what most people relate cancer to. It involves administering a combination of anti-cancer drugs to kill cancer cells and stop their growth. Chemotherapy can also be used to decrease the size of a tumour making it easier and safer to [...]

What to do about Chemo Side Effects in Children2019-02-21T09:26:59+03:00

Childhood Cancers Prevention


Overview Childhood cancers are cancers affecting children below the age of 18. Over 300,000 children and adolescents are diagnosed with cancer, worldwide, each year. The most common type of childhood cancer is Leukaemia and others include cancers of the brain or central nervous system and cancer of the bone marrow. Only about 20% of [...]

Childhood Cancers Prevention2019-02-18T09:28:44+03:00

Childhood Cancer Quiz


How much do you know about childhood cancer? The following questions are meant to test your knowledge on childhood cancers. Please note you are required to select one answer on the multiple choices. Once you are done, click the submit button to see your score. Click the button below to [...]

Childhood Cancer Quiz2018-02-23T13:13:15+03:00

Childhood Cancers


What Are Childhood Cancers?  These are cancers that affect children. Unlike in adults, childhood cancers are rare and their causes as well as their treatments may be quite different. Types of Childhood Cancers  Cancers often affecting adults such as breast, stomach and lung cancers are relatively scarce in children. The following are the most [...]

Childhood Cancers2018-03-05T13:52:51+03:00

A Day for Hearts


Congenital Heart Defect Facts Congenital Heart Defect is the most common birth defect affecting approximately, 8 in every 1,000 new-borns, worldwide. Every 14th February, the entire world celebrates the Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Day to raise awareness of Congenital Heart Defects. CHD refers to problems of the hearts structure that are present at birth, [...]

A Day for Hearts2018-02-28T11:23:26+03:00
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