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A Wipe Out Kids Cancer Buddy Bag is given to each family admitted for cancer treatment at Children’s Medical Center Dallas/Legacy and Cook Children’s Medical Center Fort Worth. The Buddy Bags are designed to ease the transition from home to hospital for both the child and parents, and are filled with over 30 items including basic toiletries and comfort items. **This is our hospital bag, it stays by the back door, always packed and ready to go. Thank you, WOKC!**

from Mail Online

Garages own up to hiding phone masts

Garages own up to hiding phone masts article Scientists were checking mobile phone masts in Carnarvon Road in East London, witch has been dubbed "Cancer street". Five people all living within 30 yards of a building with 16 masts on its roof,have developed the disease in seven years.

The Sunshine Kids is a non-profit organization dedicated to children with cancer. Established in 1982, we are committed to providing positive group activities and emotional support for young cancer patients. The Sunshine Kids provides a variety of programs and events, free of charge, for kids who are receiving cancer treatments in hospitals across North America. (713) 524-1264 - Office #kennedyteam #sunshinekids

Neuroblastoma and Medulloblastoma Translational Research Consortium (NMTRC): The NMTRC is a group of 18 universities and children's hospitals headquartered at Van Andel Research Institute, Michigan, that offer a nationwide network of childhood cancer clinical trials. Its mission is to create a national collaborative effort of researchers and oncologists to bring forward new therapies for children with relapsed neuroblastoma and medulloblastoma with the goal of finding a cure for them.

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Transparency defines social media success for doctors

Webside Manner... Patients are searching for people who are doctors. Individuals who are “people” first and “doctors” second. It’s not really a new concept, we used to call it “bedside manner.”

women who reported any physical activity had a relative risk of diabetes of 0.69 (95% confidence interval = 0.63, 0.77) compared with sedentary women. CONCLUSIONS: These findings suggest that physical activity is important for type 2 diabetes prevention among older women.

Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach | Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Toolkit