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health & safety topics

Your child's health and safety is our top priority. Please search our resource library for information on health, nutrition, fitness, injury prevention and other important topics.

Cancer & Tumors

Skull Base Surgery

Skull base surgery is done to remove tumors and other growths that appear at the bottom of the skull.

Stem Cell Transplants

Stem cells help rebuild a weakened immune system. Stem cell transplants are effective treatments for a wide range of diseases, including cancer.

Testicular Cancer

Testicular cancer is uncommon in boys. Most cases are in young and middle-aged men. It responds well to treatment, especially when it’s found early.

Thrombocytopenia

Thrombocytopenia is when someone has too few platelets in their bloodstream. Many things can cause it and most can be treated.

Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid cancer is uncommon in kids. Most who develop it do very well when the cancer is found and treated early.

Undifferentiated Embryonal Sarcoma of the Liver (UESL)

Undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma of the liver (UESL) is a rare kind of liver cancer that happens mostly in children.

Words to Know: Transplants

Easy-to-understand definitions of some key transplant terms.