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Our organisation strives to make community members aware of the illness because somehow, be it through a family member or a work colleague, a close friend or an acquaintance we are all touched by the disease. Knowledge provides us with the power to deal with cancer, so everyone is responsible for spreading awareness.




The most common types of childhood cancer are:

Cancer is a disease of the body’s cells – there are over 200 different types of cancer. Different treatments cause different side effects – short-term and long-term, listed below are just some of the possible treatments and side effects experienced


Chemotherapy

Radiotherapy

Surgery

Steroid Therapy

Stem cell and bone marrow transplants

Hormone therapy

Alternative therapy

(Reference: https://www.cancerwa.asn.au/resources/2015-07-21-Cancer-in-the-school-community-rev-ed.pdf )