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Winners Cup : A unique football tournament for children/ adolescents with cancer in Italy

MILAN – The Winners Cup, a football tournament for young people suffering from cancer, was held at the Suning Youth Development Centre on Saturday 22 April. The tournament was run in collaboration with CSI Milano, SIAMO and FIAGOP, with the Read more »

Posted in News

Study reveals little opposition to early palliative care for symptom management in pediatric oncology

A recently published study shows that very few children with cancer and their families are opposed to receiving palliative care interventions to manage symptoms early on in the treatment of the disease. Writing for Oncology Nurse Advisor Shannon Aymes, MD Read more »

Posted in News

Religions of the World Charter for Children’s Palliative Care

Silvia Lefebvre D’Ovidio presented this important document before Members of the Scottish Parliament and representatives of the main faiths and religions, commented: “Italy is the first nation to have ratified legislation stipulating the right of babies, children and adolescents (0-18 Read more »

Posted in Palliative Care and Pain Management

Video on Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are essential to providing the scientific data to determine whether new drugs, diagnostics or procedures are both safe and effective when used to diagnose and treat people. Video on clinical trials

Posted in Clinical trials

Support for Parents Who Have a Child with Cancer

Families need extra support when a child is being treated for cancer. This information can help parents, children with cancer, and siblings to cope when a child is being treated for cancer. It answers questions that both parents and children Read more »

Posted in Talking about cancer

External links

Regarding the issue of “Information Support for Families and Caregivers – Family Life” we collected some interesting articles that can be accessed via the external links included underneath. By clicking a link you will be transported to the external webpage Read more »

Posted in Family life, Uncategorized

Preserving Fertility in Children With Cancer

If your child has cancer, it can be hard to think about his or her adult years. But now, 4 out of every 5 children survive their cancer. As these children grow into adults, the effects of cancer or its Read more »

Posted in Sexuality and fertility challenges

External links

Regarding the issue of “Sexuality and Fertility Challenges” we collected some interesting articles that can be accessed via the external links included underneath. By clicking a link you will be transported to the external webpage with the named article. Childhood Read more »

Posted in Sexuality and fertility challenges

Late Effects of Childhood Cancer

Late effects are conditions that continue or develop 5 or more years after a cancer diagnosis. Some late effects do not show up until many years after cancer treatment ends. It is important to be aware of the possible late Read more »

Posted in Exploring late effects

External links

Regarding the issue of “Exploring Late Effects” we collected some interesting articles that can be accessed via the external links included underneath. By clicking a link you will be transported to the external webpage with the named article. http://www.cancer.org/treatment/childrenandcancer/whenyourchildhascancer/children-diagnosed-with-cancer-late-effects-of-cancer-treatment What Read more »

Posted in Exploring late effects

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