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2013-09-05 23:28:26

myHeart, yourHands is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to educating and equipping cancer survivors and healthcare providers regarding the potential late effects of cancer treatment. Johns Creek, GA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, myHeart, yourHands has launched phase one of its Indiegogo campaign entitled Second, Second Chance (http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/second-second-chance) in an effort to raise funding to produce a documentary piece...

2011-01-20 16:16:23

Review suggests that breastfeeding can partially offset the long-term side effects of cancer treatment Women who have survived childhood cancer should be advised to breastfeed if they can, in order to offset some of the negative health effects of their earlier cancer treatment. According to Susan Ogg and colleagues from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, making women aware of the benefits of breastfeeding should be part of routine post-cancer diet and healthy...