Cancer: Franklen's Story (Video)

Print this page Bookmark and Share
Parents

Espanol ButtonFranklen, 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.



Related Resources

OrganizationCandlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation Candlelighters provides support and information for children and teens with cancer.
Web SiteCureSearch for Children's Cancer CureSearch for Children's Cancer supports and sponsors research and treatment for childhood cancers.
OrganizationAmerican 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
Web SiteAlex'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.


Related Articles

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.
Childhood Cancer Different kinds of childhood cancer have different signs, symptoms, treatments, and outcomes. But today, up to 70% of all children with cancer can be cured.
Chemotherapy Chemotherapy medications are used to treat cancer throughout the body by killing actively dividing cells. Learn more about chemo.
Radiation Therapy Radiation therapy, also called radiotherapy, irradiation, or X-ray therapy, is one of the most common forms of cancer treatment.




Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

© 1995-2014 KidsHealth® All rights reserved.
Images provided by iStock, Getty Images, Corbis, Veer, Science Photo Library, Science Source Images, Shutterstock, and Clipart.com



 

Upcoming Events

Crafts, games, diabetes vendors, a child-firendly research update, plus a visit from a Type 1 Santa!

Any family affected by autism is welcome to attend. RSVP now.

Car Seat Safety Check

Free event for anyone affected by type 1 diabetes in southern Indiana, southern Ohio and northern Kentucky.

View full event calendarView full event calendar

Health and Safety

Your child's health and safety is our top priority

Accreditations

The Children's Medical Center of Dayton Dayton Children's
The Right Care for the Right Reasons

One Children's Plaza - Dayton, Ohio - 45404-1815
937-641-3000
www.childrensdayton.org