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Search Results for: Adolescent Young Adult

The Cost of Surviving AYA Cancer- Suleika Jaouad

Between co-payments, out-of-network costs, the out-of-pocket costs of my AYA cancer care have already amounted to tens of thousands of dollars… Patients don’t know what they don’t know.

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Radiation and the Brain for pediatric cancer- late stage side effects

If your child undergoes aggressive therapies for pediatric cancer including chemo or radiation, he/she may experience a lifetime of late stage side effects. The good news is that there are therapies to

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Is “Vaping,” “Juuling,” “E-cigs,” Unhealthy or Not?

“What we have to do is make a best guess based on what we currently know about electronic cigarettes aka vaping.” I am a long-term cancer survivor. My son is a healthy college student who used

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AYA, Childhood Cancer Survivors’ Future Risk of Heart Disease

“About 4.5 percent of the childhood cancer survivors had cardiovascular diseases like heart failure and blood clots in the deep veins of the legs, and most cases occurred before age 40, almost eight

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AYA Survivors Face Real Risk of More Cancer

“...researchers observed what they called “a steep increase” in the incidence of solid tumors among these survivors (AYA) more than 15 years after completion of cancer therapy I don’t know

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Melanoma- definition, treatment, survival rates-

“The incidence of melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer, has increased by more than 250% among children, adolescents and young adults since 1973” The year the study, linked and excerpted below,

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Newly Diagnosed Ewing’s Sarcoma

Pediatric Ewing’s Sarcoma- Surgery, Chemotherapy, Possible Lung Metastasis, Resisting Radiation- From: Andrea  Subject: anything else? Hi David: My 12 year old son was diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma

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For Pediatric and AYA Cancer Survivors a “Cure is NOT Enough”

I’ve never said the phrase A Cure Is Not Enough out loud. It sounds like the title of some sort of weird movie. I feel selfish for even thinking it. I am a long-term survivor of an incurable blood

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AYA Cancer Survivors- Identify and Prevent Long-Term and Late Side Effects

As many as two-thirds of childhood cancer survivors develop a long-term complication from the surgery, chemotherapy or radiation used in cancer treatment…” It shouldn’t be surprising

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Cancer Coaching- Childhood Cancer Survivors a Growing Problem for Conventional Medicine

Conventional Medicine and Oncology Treat Diseases in general and Cancer in particular.  Doctors don’t know how to treat Cancer Survivors. I do. I’m a Cancer Coach.  Years of cancer coaching

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