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Easing the Burden of Children and Families Dealing with Cancer

Photo of Jamie and her son Paxton.

Jamie Ennis Bloyd, MPA Director of Government Relations and External Affairs American Childhood Cancer Organization You may be surprised to learn that every 3 minutes a family hears the devastating words that their child has been diagnosed with cancer. As a part of the American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO), I work to make the lives Read More >

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Mes de la Herencia Hispana: Nuevos recursos en español para pacientes con cáncer que reciben quimioterapia

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Recuerdo pensar: ¿No basta con que tenga cáncer? ¿Es realmente necesario que mi papá tenga cáncer en estadio 4 y no pueda entender lo que su equipo médico le está diciendo? Desafortunadamente, no me gustó la respuesta a ninguna de estas preguntas. Read More >

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Hispanic Heritage Month: New Spanish-Language Resources for Cancer Patients Getting Chemotherapy

Photo of Vivian and her dad

I remember thinking: Isn’t having cancer enough? Does my dad really have to have stage 4 cancer and not be able to understand what his medical team is telling him? Unfortunately, I didn’t like the answer to any of these questions. Read More >

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