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Conditions and illnesses
True. Confusion can arise because the words “tumor” and “cancer” are often regarded as the same thing. A tumor is not necessarily cancer, however.
Conditions and illnesses

The impact of a cancer diagnosis can reach far beyond the patient. It has a ripple effect on all family members – from the oldest to the youngest.

Conditions and illnesses

Bone marrow is a blood-like substance found inside our bones. It’s important because of its role in making all kinds of blood cells: red blood cells that carry oxygen, white blood cells that fight infections and platelets that help blood clot.

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To mark Daffodil Month and to raise awareness among the community about this disease that touches so many children, we’ve prepared this dossier with articles, stories and resources to help parents help their children cope with the disease.

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Children and adolescents handle bad news in different ways. Read more about the most common ways a child reacts to finding out about a cancer diagnosis.

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“Look at the beads I got!” is something we often hear in the Oncology department of The Montreal Children’s Hospital.

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Because of their urge to move, children spend a lot of time outside, where they are exposed to the sun.

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Early intervention can prevent serious illness

Conditions and illnesses

True. According to data from the Canadian Cancer Society, on average, approximately 1,300 children in Canada are diagnosed with cancer every year.