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Friend's Prayers Support Chip's Nation Pediatric Cancer Foundation ...

Friend's Prayers Support Chip's Nation Pediatric Cancer Foundation ... | Oncodads | Scoop.it
... even better, the heart of parents of the 46 children that today will hear the words, “Your child has CANCER.” Chip's Book of Prayers is available on the Chip's Nation Pediatric Cancer Foundation website, www.chipnation.org ...
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New Research Computing Cluster for Childhood Cancer Ready to ...

AUSTIN, Texas, May 17, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The childhood cancer research computing cluster created and donated by Dell for the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) is ready to support the world's first precision medicine clinical...
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Cool dudes! Boys Raise $9200 for Charity by Shaving Heads

Cool dudes!  Boys Raise $9200 for Charity by Shaving Heads | Oncodads | Scoop.it
MAMARONECK, N.Y. – Thirty-one Larchmont and Mamaroneck schoolboys ranging from 5 to 11 years old raised $9200 for a pediatric cancer charity Saturday by shaving their heads at a fundraiser to show support for children with cancer.
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Officers 'Pedal for Hope' that childhood cancer can be cured : Prince ...

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She will also join fellow police officers from Prince Edward OPP, Belleville Police Service, Quinte West OPP and Central Hastings OPP on a Pedal for Hope Cycling team in support of pediatric cancer.
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Langley coach Hess fights for his daughter's life | Life Coach ...

Langley coach Hess fights for his daughter's life | Life Coach ... | Oncodads | Scoop.it
The students, with some help from their parents, began selling neon-green shoelaces, wristbands and T-shirts to heighten awareness of childhood cancer. They gained some help from an organization that supports the fight against pediatric ...
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TV ad shows danger of 'invisible secondhand smoke' - BBC News

TV ad shows danger of 'invisible secondhand smoke' - BBC News | Oncodads | Scoop.it
BBC NewsTV ad shows danger of 'invisible secondhand smoke'BBC NewsBreathing it in can damage lungs and cause cancers, research has shown.
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The internet overwhelms parents of cancer patients

The internet overwhelms parents of cancer patients | Oncodads | Scoop.it
fearful of finding similar cases and reading about negative, worst-case scenarios. The study was titled "The Devil You Know: Parental Online Information Seeking after a Pediatric Cancer Diagnosis." Source: CancerTreatment.
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Very Young Pediatric Cancer Patients Suffer Motor, Language Deficits - Cancer Network

Very Young Pediatric Cancer Patients Suffer Motor, Language DeficitsCancer NetworkBy Dave Levitan | March 30, 2012 Children diagnosed with non–central nervous system cancers at a very young age tend to reach some neurodevelopmental milestones later...
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Internet Searches For Health Info Cause Fear, Skepticism ...

Internet Searches For Health Info Cause Fear, Skepticism ... | Oncodads | Scoop.it
In the study, “The Devil You Know: Parental Online Information Seeking after a Pediatric Cancer Diagnosis,” researchers found that parents and caregivers of cancer-stricken children prefer the traditional visits to the doctor's office over online ...
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Pediatric Cancer from the Parent's Perspective | The UDance ...

Pediatric Cancer from the Parent's Perspective | The UDance ... | Oncodads | Scoop.it
Every school day 46 children are diagnosed with cancer. That means that every school day 46 families are shaken and their nightmares are confirmed, The parents of these children must be brave and strong just like their ...
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Surviving cancer, singing at Radio City Music Hall - Foster's Daily Democrat

Surviving cancer, singing at Radio City Music Hall - Foster's Daily Democrat | Oncodads | Scoop.it
Surviving cancer, singing at Radio City Music HallFoster's Daily DemocratCaroline, two-time survivor of pediatric cancer, has been dancing since she was 3 — and it showed. "You've got some great feet on you, sister girl," said Tighe.
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Former Jet Westerman helping fight pediatric cancer in NJ - Asbury Park Press

Former Jet Westerman helping fight pediatric cancer in NJ - Asbury Park Press | Oncodads | Scoop.it
Former Jet Westerman helping fight pediatric cancer in NJAsbury Park Press“Any time you think about pediatric cancer, it's something that breaks your heart,” said Westerman, who totaled 47 tackles, 4.5 sacks and two forced fumbles as a hybrid linebacker...
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After overcoming cancer, UCF rower Claire Frenkel to graduate Saturday - Orlando Sentinel

After overcoming cancer, UCF rower Claire Frenkel to graduate Saturday - Orlando Sentinel | Oncodads | Scoop.it
After overcoming cancer, UCF rower Claire Frenkel to graduate SaturdayOrlando SentinelFrenkel, Florida Hospital for Children's first pediatric cancer patient, was in remission for more than a decade.
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Against All Odds – UCF Today

Against All Odds – UCF Today | Oncodads | Scoop.it
She was Florida Hospital for Children's first-ever pediatric cancer patient. “At one point, I think there was a 90-percent fatality chance. They didn't give us good odds, but being a parent I refused to believe that,” Frenkel's ...
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Going bald for a cause - nwitimes.com

Going bald for a cause - nwitimes.com | Oncodads | Scoop.it
Going bald for a causenwitimes.comLake County Sheriff's Department officers prepare to have their heads shaved in honor of children who suffered from pediatric cancer, from left to right corrections Officer Tony Rendina, corrections Officer Ken...
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Life, Interrupted: Facing Cancer in Your 20s - New York Times (blog)

Life, Interrupted: Facing Cancer in Your 20s - New York Times (blog) | Oncodads | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog)Life, Interrupted: Facing Cancer in Your 20sNew York Times (blog)After my diagnosis, I moved back into my childhood bedroom. And as I get sicker, I increasingly rely on my parents to take care of me.
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City boy who inspired cancer fight dies - Vineland Daily Journal

City boy who inspired cancer fight dies - Vineland Daily Journal | Oncodads | Scoop.it
City boy who inspired cancer fight diesVineland Daily JournalJustin, the son of Jeff and Kerry Alvarez, fought long and hard against a rare pediatric cancer called glioblastoma multiform, taking his family on a gut-wrenching journey from diagnosis...
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Weatherford exhibits shear love for his brother - Tbo.com

Weatherford exhibits shear love for his brother - Tbo.com | Oncodads | Scoop.it
Weatherford exhibits shear love for his brotherTbo.comBut on this particular day, he was going fishing in the lake at the far end of the trail, where the bass might be biting and none of them knew the first thing about the savagery of pediatric...
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New IL Legislation | HB 4211 | The Childhood Cancer Research ...

New IL Legislation | HB 4211 | The Childhood Cancer Research ... | Oncodads | Scoop.it
For the last six years, in some shape or form, cancer has infiltrated our lives - it's taken the lives of my father-in-law, grandmother and husband's aunt, several sweet children we've crossed paths with along the way, and many of our friend's ...
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Mattie's Blog and his Fight Against Osteosarcoma

Mattie's Blog and his Fight Against Osteosarcoma | Oncodads | Scoop.it
PAC2 (Parents Against Childhood Cancer) has a petition going demanding more research funding into pediatric cancers. Please sign the petition! It takes only 90 seconds to complete, but it will make a huge difference and ...
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Great initiative! NYIT's Team NYCOM Raises $20000 for Pediatric Cancer Research ...

Great initiative!   NYIT's Team NYCOM Raises $20000 for Pediatric Cancer Research ... | Oncodads | Scoop.it
Old Westbury, N.Y. (March 21, 2012) ̶ NYIT medical students, faculty, and staff raised more than $20000 last weekend as they shaved their heads in support of a St. Baldrick's fundraiser for pediatric cancer research.
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Physicians preferred over online sources for information by parents ...

Physicians preferred over online sources for information by parents ... | Oncodads | Scoop.it
Parents and adult caregivers of pediatric cancer patients prefer personal consultations with trusted health care providers over online sources for information about their child's illness, according to a University at Buffalo research study.
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