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Sickle cell crisis prevention for children

Sickle cell crisis prevention is important for families of children with sickle cell disease. A sickle cell crisis can come on suddenly, causing great pain for hours up to several days, as the sickled red […]

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Signs of childhood leukemia

Signs of childhood leukemia are also symptoms of other common childhood illnesses. Leukemia is the most common type of cancer in children –– 1 in 3 children with childhood cancer have leukemia. Many of the […]

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What is a child life specialist?

Getting a life-changing diagnosis, such as cancer, can create fear, uncertainty and stress for a child and their family. Child life specialists are professionals who provide emotional support and education and help children and their […]

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Bleeding disorder symptoms: What parents should know

Bleeding disorders are a rare group of conditions that affect blood clotting. The human body has 13 blood clotting factors — blood components such as clotting proteins and platelets — that work together to help […]

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Sickle cell treatment: Red blood cell exchange therapy

Each year, about 1,000 babies are born in the U.S. with sickle cell disease (SCD), one of the most common genetic disorders. Curative options for SCD include bone marrow transplantation and the emerging gene therapies […]

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Sickle cell crisis prevention for children

Sickle cell crisis prevention is important for families of children with sickle cell disease. A sickle cell crisis can come on suddenly, causing great pain for hours up to several days, as the sickled red […]

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Signs of childhood leukemia

Signs of childhood leukemia are also symptoms of other common childhood illnesses. Leukemia is the most common type of cancer in children –– 1 in 3 children with childhood cancer have leukemia. Many of the […]

Read Full Story

What is a child life specialist?

Getting a life-changing diagnosis, such as cancer, can create fear, uncertainty and stress for a child and their family. Child life specialists are professionals who provide emotional support and education and help children and their […]

Read Full Story

Bleeding disorder symptoms: What parents should know

Bleeding disorders are a rare group of conditions that affect blood clotting. The human body has 13 blood clotting factors — blood components such as clotting proteins and platelets — that work together to help […]

Read Full Story

Sickle cell treatment: Red blood cell exchange therapy

Each year, about 1,000 babies are born in the U.S. with sickle cell disease (SCD), one of the most common genetic disorders. Curative options for SCD include bone marrow transplantation and the emerging gene therapies […]

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