Septmber 2012

American Childhood Cancer Organization Inland Northwest invites you to get involved and wear a gold ribbon to raise awareness about childhood cancer.

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Meet 3 year old childhood cancer survivor

Olivia Allen and her family

Olivia was diagnosed with hepatoblastoma in January of this year ~ a month before her third birthday. It was a diagnosis that changed her family forever. Hepatoblastoma is a rare liver cancer that represents only 1.1% of all childhood cancers with about 100 - 150 children diagnosed each year.Locally, the American Childhood Cancer Organization Inland Northwest has seen 5 diagnosis of hepatoblastoma in the last three years and 7 in the last 7 years. Click here to Continue Reading


 End of treatment!


Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Presidential Proclamation

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City of Spokane Proclamation

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Signs of Childhood Cancer

Continued, unexplained weight loss

Headaches, often with early morning vomiting

Increased swelling or persistent pain in bones, joints, back, or legs

Lump or mass, especially in the abdomen, neck, chest, pelvis, or armpits

Development of excessive bruising, bleeding, or rash


Constant infections

A whitish color behind the pupil

Nausea which persists or vomiting without nausea

Constant tiredness or noticeable paleness

Eye or vision changes which occur suddenly and persist

Recurrent or persistent fevers of unknown origin

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