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Because I survived cancer, I’m becoming an Oncologist

Children's Cancer Foundation / 25/09/2020

Anna survived Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) as a child and is becoming a paediatric oncologist to help others like her. She shares her amazing story.

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Tassie town goes gold for childhood cancer awareness month

Children's Cancer Foundation / 14/09/2020

Mum Melinda brings together Oatlands town residents to raise funds for childhood cancer awareness month in September.

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Hayden’s a hero in our book

Children's Cancer Foundation / 23/09/2020

Hayden has been fighting hard following a brain tumour diagnosis in 2015. Mum Simone shares his long, painful and sometimes frustrating road to recovery.

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Tony McGinn OAM leaves the Foundation

Children's Cancer Foundation / 02/09/2020

Tony McGinn OAM has made an outstanding contribution to children’s cancer in Victoria. A special tribute to Tony as he retires as our Deputy Chair.

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How to Pronounce: Burkitt’s Lymphoma

Children's Cancer Foundation / 01/09/2020

5. Burkitt’s Lymphoma Pronounced: (Burr-kits-lim-ph-oma) Burkitt’s Lymphoma is a: Lymph node and organ cancer Burkitt’s Lymphoma is a very aggressive form of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. It occurs more commonly in boys than in girls. This cancer is also seen in adults. << Back Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) Read our 2019 series >> How to pronounce eight childhood cancers

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How to Pronounce: Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML)

Children's Cancer Foundation / 01/09/2020

4. Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) Pronounced: (a-cute-my-loid-luk-key-me-a) AML is a: Blood cancer Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is one of the more common childhood cancers that is abnormal growth of a white blood cell type called myeloblasts and monoblasts. << Back Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma Next >> Burkitt’s Lymphoma 

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