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The Together team will publish articles on the blog to keep you updated on topics relating to childhood cancer. We will also discuss what’s new on the Together website and highlight resources for families and patients. Our goal is to enhance "Togetherness" by staying connected with you.

Together is a comprehensive online resource for childhood cancer patients, survivors, and their families. We provide trustworthy medical information and connect readers with personally relevant topics in a clear, easy-to-use format.

 

Posts by The Together Team

Talking with Your Child’s Care Team about Your Radiation Safety Questions

by The Together Team January 19, 2022

If you’re the parent of a childhood cancer patient, you might have questions about imaging tests and if the radiation involved is safe for your child. These tips can help you talk to your child’s care team.

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WHO and St. Jude Work Together to Expand Access to Childhood Cancer Medicines

by The Together Team December 13, 2021

The WHO and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital announced a new platform that will give children all over the world access to lifesaving cancer medicines.

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Age-Appropriate Gift Ideas for Toys that Promote Development

by The Together Team November 24, 2021

Looking for gift ideas for the children in your life? This list can help you find something fun and educational! 

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Talking to Your Child about the COVID-19 Vaccine

by The Together Team November 1, 2021

Every child over age 5 in the United States is now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. These safe, effective vaccines are the best way to protect your child and your family from COVID-19. Your child may have questions about the vaccine and why they need it. This information can help you talk to your child about the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Childhood cancer survivors: Know your risks and take action to prevent breast cancer

by The Together Team October 21, 2021

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Some childhood and adolescent cancer survivors are more at risk for breast cancer than other women. Here is what childhood cancer survivors can do to prevent breast cancer. 

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Sarah’s Story: Adopting after Childhood Cancer

by The Together Team October 14, 2021

When Sarah and Toby wanted to grow their family, they knew adoption would be the right option for them. Meet this childhood cancer survivor and follow her adoption journey.

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Researchers Around the World Join Forces to Understand COVID-19's Impact on Children and Teens with Cancer

by The Together Team August 31, 2021

A global registry is shedding new light on how COVID-19 impacts childhood cancer patients.

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Navigating Life After You’re Diagnosed with a Genetic Predisposition to Cancer

by The Together Team August 19, 2021

Learn more about how a genetic counselor can help you and your family if you are diagnosed with a genetic predisposition for cancer.

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Cancer Survivor Helps Others Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

by The Together Team August 11, 2021

Katie has made it her mission to get everyone she can vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Together’s Life After Cancer Section Helps Survivors Navigate Life After Treatment

by The Together Team June 6, 2021

Cancer affects many aspects of people’s lives, even after treatment ends. To help navigate, Together created a set of resources to answer questions survivors may have.  

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