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The emotional scars and the 'new normal' are the dirty little secrets of surviving cancer
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The emotional scars and the 'new normal' are the dirty little secrets of surviving cancer

Aug 20th 2019, 7:00 AM 20,542 Views 11 Comments

Aoife Moggan writes about the scars – both physical and invisible – that a childhood diagnosis of cancer has left.

400,000 cases of childhood cancer across the world every year - but only half might be diagnosed
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400,000 cases of childhood cancer across the world every year - but only half might be diagnosed

Feb 27th 2019, 6:10 AM 7,103 Views 3 Comments

More than half of the total are based thought to be based in Africa, South Central Asia and the Pacific Islands.

Five-year-old Cian is at risk of losing his eye to cancer in the next few weeks
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Five-year-old Cian is at risk of losing his eye to cancer in the next few weeks

Sep 5th 2015, 9:15 AM 11,714 Views 9 Comments

… just like his big brother did four years ago.

Column: Being told it was my last chemo treatment was one of the best things I’ve ever heard
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Column: Being told it was my last chemo treatment was one of the best things I’ve ever heard

Mar 28th 2014, 1:00 PM 104 Views 13 Comments

When Gavin O’Donovan was just six, a normal childhood accident brought him to hospital. It was there that he found out, by accident, that he had stage four cancer.

Radiotherapy may increase diabetes risk for some childhood cancer survivors
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Radiotherapy may increase diabetes risk for some childhood cancer survivors

Aug 23rd 2012, 6:30 AM 2,141 Views 0 Comments

A new study shows that the tail of the pancreas is exposed to radiation, patients are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes later in life.