Sunday, October 17, 2010

More about why I made this site

This is the reason I want to raise awareness of neuroblastoma in children and find a cure for this nasty disease. The kid's been through so much as have others and we need to put an end to this nonsense. Neuroblastoma in children is one of the most searched terms on google and all you usually get is wikipedia. I want all the information on the web about neuroblastoma in children, symptons, treatment, ongoing clinical trials, stages of neuroblastoma and neuroblastoma cancer in general in one easy to find place for all parents and people alike. Now if your looking for a post, just look on the right to the blog archive and you should find what you are looking for and if you want me to add something, I would be willing to. Thank you and raise the awareness in fighting neuroblastoma in children.

1 comment:

  1. Petition draft Tuesday, March 08, 2011 Robert Cochran
    Neuroblastoma is a very aggressive form of childhood Cancer; after domestic accident, it is the second most frequent cause of mortality in children.

    It is the single most common type of Cancer in infants and the 4th most common type of Cancer in children. However, few people have heard of it and most do not know the signs and symptoms.

    This means that although symptoms may have been present in the child for some time, in over nearly 80% of children the diagnosis is not made until the disease has reached stage 4, the final stage. Prognosis for this group is grim, offering a small % chance of survival.

    In contrast, children diagnosed in the early stages have up to a 95% chance of survival.

    Treating a child who has stage 4 Neuroblastoma costs. An untold number of children per year will be diagnosed at stage 4. Many children will still not survive – largely because their symptoms were diagnosed too late.