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# childhood-cancer - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

The emotional scars and the 'new normal' are the dirty little secrets of surviving cancer
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# Living With Cancer

The emotional scars and the 'new normal' are the dirty little secrets of surviving cancer

Aug 20th 2019, 7:00 AM 20,529 Views 11 Comments

Aoife Moggan writes about the scars – both physical and invisible – that a childhood diagnosis of cancer has left.

# childhood-cancer - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

400,000 cases of childhood cancer across the world every year - but only half might be diagnosed
# Childhood Cancer
# Childhood Cancer

400,000 cases of childhood cancer across the world every year - but only half might be diagnosed

Feb 27th 2019, 6:10 AM 7,103 Views 3 Comments

More than half of the total are based thought to be based in Africa, South Central Asia and the Pacific Islands.

# childhood-cancer - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Five-year-old Cian is at risk of losing his eye to cancer in the next few weeks
# Childhood Cancer
# Childhood Cancer

Five-year-old Cian is at risk of losing his eye to cancer in the next few weeks

Sep 5th 2015, 9:15 AM 11,708 Views 9 Comments

… just like his big brother did four years ago.

# childhood-cancer - Friday 28 March, 2014

Column: Being told it was my last chemo treatment was one of the best things I’ve ever heard
# Childhood Cancer
# Childhood Cancer

Column: Being told it was my last chemo treatment was one of the best things I’ve ever heard

Mar 28th 2014, 1:00 PM 100 Views 13 Comments

When Gavin O’Donovan was just six, a normal childhood accident brought him to hospital. It was there that he found out, by accident, that he had stage four cancer.

# childhood-cancer - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Radiotherapy may increase diabetes risk for some childhood cancer survivors
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# Diabetes

Radiotherapy may increase diabetes risk for some childhood cancer survivors

Aug 23rd 2012, 6:30 AM 2,141 Views 0 Comments

A new study shows that the tail of the pancreas is exposed to radiation, patients are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes later in life.