Forty-three children are diagnosed with cancer every. single. day. which adds up to roughly 16K children from birth-19 each year. Presently, there are approximately 350K survivors of childhood cancer. Cancer is the #1 cause of disease-related death in infants, children, and teens; it is also the #1 cause of disease-related death among the 70K young adults … Continue reading Childhood Cancer
Fact: primary care providers [PCP] are essential in the life of the cancer survivor, so get one! Fact: medical education does not speak to the potential late effects of cancer treatment and appropriate screenings across time. Fact: we, survivors, have a tendency to feel safe [and] secure under the umbrella of our oncologists; however, our … Continue reading Primary Care Provider: Get One!