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Cancer Goes To the Movies
If you’re familiar with Debra Winger, you may know she’s died from cancer at least a couple times – in her movies Terms of Endearment and Shadowlands . While cancer can make for heart-wrenching drama, such bleak portrayals of the disease are far from the truth.
Talking to Kids About Cancer
Nick Gonzalez is a Child Life Specialist. He talks and plays with kids who have cancer every day. These infants, toddlers, kids, adolescents and young adults come to the Dell Children’s Medical Center in Austin, Texas to be treated - mostly for leukemia, or for brain tumors or soft tissue cancers.
Certain Vaccines May Help Guard Against Childhood Cancer
Children vaccinated against hepatitis B might be at a lower risk of developing leukemia, according to a new study.
Leukemia and Brain Cancer Linked by Genetic Mutation
Researchers have revealed how a genetic mutation closely linked to some brain cancers and leukemia may contribute to cancer development.