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May 20, 2022

How to find the right Cancer Support Group?

A cancer support group provides you with the space where you can connect with others dealing with cancer, feel free to speak out openly about your sufferings, feelings, receive rational advice, share resources and contacts and be able to share your experience and develop coping skills. It is a safe place where you can share your experiences and connect with others who are going through similar challenges.
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May 18, 2022

The Impact of Childhood Cancer on Children and their Families' Mental Health

Right from diagnosis to treatment, childhood cancer can be emotionally devastating to children as well as their families. The course of cancer treatment deeply impacts children despite the improved prognosis over the last few years. While studies show a significant increase in the survival rate of many forms of childhood cancers - from 10% to 90%, which has been possible because of the advances in medical research, however, this increased survival rate has brought to fore the long-term negative effects of cancer and its treatment such as chemotherapy that extends beyond physical problems like hair loss, pain and physical disability.


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May 13, 2022

Why are ChildCare Centers Important For Children Suffering from Cancer

Cancer is a disease that requires comprehensive care. This level of care and precaution multiples when it is a child who is suffering from cancer. There are a number of precautions to be taken before, during, and after the treatment. It is known that a person suffering from cancer has a compromised immunity. The same holds true for children suffering from cancer. In such situations, living outdoors and using public transport attract a lot of infections.


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May 09, 2022

St. Jude India ChildCare Centres - Providing Support to Underprivileged Children Battling Cancer

In India, about 50,000 children are diagnosed with cancer every year. But, recent studies show that these cancer affected children have a greater chance (about 80-90%) of cure and survival. However, in the smaller towns of India due to lack of awareness about cancer and unavailability or delay in cancer treatments, the survival rate for children with cancer is as low as 15%.
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April 27, 2022

A Healthy Environment Promotes the Healing of Cancer

Cancer is a chronic disease that is commonly believed to be preventable. As a matter-of-fact about 90–95% cancer cases have their roots in the environment and lifestyle. The lifestyle factors include cigarette smoking, diet (fried foods, red meat), alcohol, sun exposure, environmental pollutants, infections, stress, obesity, and physical inactivity.


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February 01, 2022

St. Jude India ChildCare Centres - Providing Support to Underprivileged Children Battling Cancer

In India, about 50,000 children are diagnosed with cancer every year. But, recent studies show that these cancer affected children have a greater chance (about 80-90%) of cure and survival. However, in the smaller towns of India due to lack of awareness about cancer and unavailability or delay in cancer treatments, the survival rate for children with cancer is as low as 15%. Adding to the misery is the dearth of cancer care facilities available for these cancer affected children.

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January 01, 2022

A Healthy Environment Promotes the Healing of Cancer

Cancer is a chronic disease that is commonly believed to be preventable. As a matter-of-fact about 90–95% cancer cases have their roots in the environment and lifestyle. The lifestyle factors include cigarette smoking, diet (fried foods, red meat), alcohol, sun exposure, environmental pollutants, infections, stress, obesity, and physical inactivity.
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