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Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 3:40pm

As a teen, Donna Warner worshiped the sun from dawn to dusk. Eager to achieve a bronze complexion like her dark-haired siblings, her fair skin took a beating. Ignoring the painful sunburns she often endured, Donna continued to tan for many years.

Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 11:04am

More than 90 percent of children younger than 10 years of age who are diagnosed with cancer are treated at cancer centers that participate in National Cancer Institute (NCI)-sponsored clinical trials, and more than half of them are enrolled onto a study. This helps explain the dramatic improvements in survival rates for pediatric cancers over the past three decades.

Friday, March 1, 2013 - 2:55pm

At some point in your cancer journey, a long hospital stay may be inevitable. Some days, sleep may be your go-to pastime to combat nausea, pain or side effects from treatment.

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 11:42am

With each new year comes a sense of hope. An opportunity to set ambitious goals, break bad habits and learn from past mistakes. It’s a free pass at a fresh start with endless possibilities for growth.

Friday, December 21, 2012 - 1:32pm

The Holidays are a time of joy and celebration; a time to reunite with family and friends and revel in tradition. However, the news of a cancer diagnosis can halt holiday cheer.

Monday, December 3, 2012 - 4:08pm

Life shouldn't stop with a cancer diagnosis – especially your love life.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 3:40pm

For the AYA population, becoming a parent was probably an afterthought, until cancer threatened the possibility.

Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 3:22pm

The types of cancers that develop in children are different from those that develop in adults. Lifestyle or environmental risk factors don’t play a role. Instead, it’s usually the result of DNA changes in cells that take place very early in life.

Friday, September 21, 2012 - 1:22pm

While there is no way to fully prepare for a cancer diagnosis, it's important to pay attention to any warning signs and recognize symptoms.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 3:57pm

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and is also celebrated as Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month.