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Childhood Cancer: 5 ways you can make a difference

GoldRibbon2by Sue McKechnie, Childhood Cancer Awareness Editor 

Every day in North America the equivalent of a classroom full of kids are diagnosed with cancer. That’s every single day.  Yet childhood cancer is under-acknowledged and research towards better treatments and outcomes for these kids is woefully under-funded.

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What This Mom Wishes People Knew about Childhood Cancer

SueMcKechnie4by Sue McKechnie, Childhood Cancer Awareness Editor 



September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

If your child has cancer you don’t need a specific month to remind you. You are always aware, every second of every day you are reminded of the fragility of life. As someone whose family has been so affected by childhood cancer, I want to scream it from the rooftops each and every day to make people aware that it is in fact not rare and even more alarming is the fact that childhood cancer research receives very little funding.

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