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#LadiesAndBabies: Childhood Cancer

Superheroes don’t wear capes, they fight CANCER! It is already September and we, at Credihealth, are celebrating Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with the rest of the world. Cancer is a …

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Radiation Therapy for children

What is Radiation Therapy? Radiation therapy is a procedure where high-energy radiation from X-rays or gamma rays is used to kill the cancer cells in a patient’s body and to …

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Retinoblastoma: Early Age Cancer

Retinoblastoma is a cancer of early childhood, which can affect developing foetuses in the mother’s womb, as well as newborns, toddlers and children up to the age of 5. A …

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Henoch Schonlein Purpura

Childhood Lymphoma Risk

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma This lymphoma is defined by the presence of specific malignant cells termed as Reed-Sternberg cells which are present in the lymph nodes or in other lymphatic tissues. The …

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Leukaemia in Children

Leukaemia refers to cancers of the white blood cells (also called WBCs). When someone suffers from leukaemia, a large numbers of abnormal white blood cells are produced in their bone marrow, …

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Lymphoma in Children

Cancers originating in the body’s lymphatic tissues are termed as Lymphoma. The lymphatic tissues are made up of the spleen, thymus, nodes, tonsils and bone marrow, and are connected by …

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