Four sets of parents — all of whom have children who survived cancer — talk about their kids' journey as well as their own. From coping with overwhelming situations to staying positive around the family, each parent shares how their relationship with their child was strengthened.
|American Cancer Society The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service. Call:(800) ACS-2345|
|Cancervive Cancervive is dedicated to improving the quality of life for cancer survivors.|
|Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer A unique foundation that evolved from a young cancer patient's front-yard lemonade stand to a nationwide fundraising movement to find a cure for pediatric cancer.|
|National Cancer Institute (NCI) NCI provides detailed information about cancer research, various kinds of cancer, and living with cancer. Call: (800) 4-CANCER|
|Leukemia & Lymphoma Society The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is dedicated to funding blood-cancer research, education, and patient services. The Society's mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Call: (914) 949-5213|
|Taking Care of You: Support for Caregivers It's common to put your own needs last when caring for a child you love. But to be the best you can be, you need to take care of yourself, too. Here are some tips to help you recharge.|
|Cancer Center From treatments and prevention to coping with the emotional aspects of cancer, the Cancer Center provides comprehensive information that parents need.|
|Coping With Your Child's Cancer: Liz Scott's Story Liz discusses how her family dealt with her daughter Alex's cancer, and tells the inspiring story that led them to raise money for cancer research through Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research.|
|Cancer: Rose's Story (Video) Rose, 8, talks about her experiences as a cancer survivor, and her dreams for the future.|
|Cancer: Jen's Story (Video) Jen, 16, looks forward to living a normal life when her treatment for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is over. She shares her thoughts on what it's like to have chemo, the changes she's made in her life, and the importance of friends and family.|
|Cancer: Franklen's Story (Video) Franklen, 10, a cancer survivor, shares his journey from diagnosis to recovery. He also gives advice to other patients, like trusting in one's health team and remembering to laugh.|
|Cancer: DJ's Story (Video) DJ, 18, was diagnosed with a type of leukemia when he was 7. Here he talks about how he coped and offers advice on dealing with school, staying motivated, and finding the right way to relax.|
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