September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
Cancer is not just a fight for the children and their doctors. It takes all of us to help win this battle.
If you're unsure of where to start, some of the most urgent needs are blood, plasma, bone marrow, and money for research. Without these things, it makes the fight harder for our kids.
Below is a list of links that will allow you to jump into this fight and help save the lives of countless children.
One of the many side effects of chemotherapy is myelosuppression (low blood counts). This side effect is unavoidable and can be life-threatening. Throughout one’s treatment, they may need blood transfusions, platelet transfusions, or both. A single blood donation can save up to three lives! Click the button below to learn more and schedule your next donation.
Did you know that it takes thousands of plasma donors to make one IVIG treatment? IVIG treatments are a critical part of a bone marrow recipient‘s plan of care. They need several! Please click the button below to learn more about plasma donation.
In the US alone, someone is diagnosed with blood cancer every three minutes. In many cases, a bone marrow or stem cell transplant is their best option, and for some, it’s their only option for beating their disease.
The process is simple, and a lot less involved than one might think. Please, learn more by clicking the button below. You might be someone’s life-saving match!
The Children’s Cancer Fund is an incredible non-profit organization that supports research and child-life services for hospitals in the DFW area. Please click the button below to learn more about the Children’s Cancer Fund and see how you can get involved.
Because of the lack of federal funding for childhood cancer research, several national charities benefit this cause. Click the links below to learn more.