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Welcome message CCI @ SIOP 2017

Dear Parents, Survivors, Family Members, and Volunteers,   On behalf of the Board of Trustees of Childhood Cancer International (CCI) and the Congress Local Organizing Committee I am delighted to welcome you to the Annual SIOP Congress! As in previous years CCI is proud to be a participating partner at this event.   Together you

#retinoblastoma

A white pupil in flash photos can be an early sign of retinoblastoma. All over Europe we are fighting against childhood eye cancer. Together​, we are stronger! That is why we need your support! On Sunday, 16th Oct. 2016, at 9:00 CET a Europe-wide retinoblastoma campaign will start via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! Even

Feelings by Nicole Scobie

How are you feeling? I get that question a lot. How do you feel? How are you doing? How are you holding up? It’s comforting to know that people care. But it’s also so hard to answer. The emotional range inside me can be quite vast. Sometimes I’m not even sure how I feel. I

What Happened When My Son Spotted Another Cancer Fighter in Public

I hardly notice anymore that Elliot has no hair. I do notice people’s reactions when they see him, if we’re at a restaurant or the store, and his hat falls off, or he takes it off, since he doesn't really care. Sometimes, there’s a double-take. I’m not always sure what people think. I guess, looking

Personal Thoughts about Clinical Trials

Marisa Fasanelli, President of Peter Pan Association (Rome, Italy) In the past thirty years, paediatric oncology is unquestionably the branch of medicine that has achieved most success in terms of healing, especially in the field of leukaemia. Nevertheless, about 25% of the patients die, 60 to70% of the survivors will have at least one

Inspiring video from a childhood cancer oncology ward

Two nurses at the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital had a special idea. They created a video featuring their patients - something fun to look back on when cancer is hopefully just a memory. It is really an inspiring video and any child with cancer benefits from demonstrating bravery and providing faith for children during their

George H.W. Bush raised awareness of childhood cancer

In July George H.W. Bush shaved his head for Patrick, a two year old boy with cancer. Patrick is the sun of a secret service agent. A group of secret service agents shaved their heads to show solidarity with the little child and George H.W. Bush got inspired and he did the same. See the

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