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January Article 2016: Venous Catheters for Children with Cancer

One of the first decisions parents have to make after their child is diagnosed with cancer is what type of venous catheter to use. Whether your child has leukemia, a brain tumor, neuroblastoma, osteosarcoma, Wilms tumor, or another type of childhood cancer, he or she will probably need intensive treatment. For most childhood cancers, treatment... Read more »

January 28, 2016

January Newsletter 2016

Tip for Parents of a Hospitalized Child – Stay away from that dangling necktie! Recent guidelines suggest that doctors should not wear a swinging tie, long sleeved shirts, rings, watches, or lab coats because those items collect and spread germs. Parents can ask hospital staff members to wash that grimy stethoscope and tuck that tie... Read more »

January 2, 2016

December Newsletter 2015

Welcome to the CCG Blog! I was walking with little Winnie (16 years old and still perky) in the park this morning, thinking about what you might want to read. If you are like me, you probably like snippets of interesting or useful info with pictures. That’s what I’ll share every month or so. Please let... Read more »

December 3, 2015

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