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2008 Childhood Cancer Facts

Over the past 10 years there has been an average of 1,276 new diagnosis of childhood cancer each year in Canada. Over the same period there is an average of 208 deaths annually contributed to this disease. Survival rates in Canada are now estimated at 82%. More children are surviving childhood cancer and the need […]

Overall goals for a national pediatric oncology camping organization

All camps will work collaboratively and cooperatively with local pediatric oncology clinics All camps will join the provincial camping association and will operate programs under the provincial standards All camps will adopt the current CAPOC/ACCPO guidelines as best practice in addressing the special considerations of the pediatric oncology camper All camps will participate in a […]

Teeth, Gums, And Mouth Problems

It may not be news to anyone that the dentist isn’t the most enjoyable place to go and experience. In fact, many people fear the idea of sitting in the chair while your dentist is examining your mouth, and the potential that you may need something drilled. Although this fear is real for many individuals, […]