Radiation Therapy

Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.

—St. Francis De Sales radiation is A life-saving therapy that has dramatically improved survival rates of children with high-risk leukemia. However, radiation therapy to the brain, spine, or testes can cause mild, short-term side effects, and sometimes permanent damage that may not be evident until months or years after treatment. The benefits and risks of treatment with radiation must be carefully weighed by both doctors and parents.

This chapter explains what radiation is, when and how it is used, and its potential side effects. It explains what the parent and child can expect from radiation treatment.

Single Parenting Becoming the Best Parent For Your Child

Single Parenting Becoming the Best Parent For Your Child

Parenting is a challenging task. As a single parent, how can you juggle work, parenting, and possibly college studies single handedly and still manage to be an ideal parent for your child? Read the 65-page eBook Single Parenting Becoming The Best Parent For Your Child to find out how. Loaded with tips, it can inspire, empower, and instruct you to successfully face the challenges of parenthood.

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