No one wants to hear the words, “You have cancer!”. Especially when it is said about a child and to a child’s family. Adjusting to a child’s cancer diagnosis and finding ways to stay strong is challenging for everyone in a family.
Cancer is the 2nd leading cause of death among children, following only injuries. Leukemia is the most common childhood cancer, representing about 33% of childhood cancers. It is estimated that there are 350,000 adult survivors of childhood cancer