Resources and information for parents of children with cancer . . . by parents of children with cancer.

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Welcome to the Ped-Onc Resource Center, a web site for parents, friends, and families of children who have or had childhood cancer. This resource center was created by and for people who know young people who are recovering from cancer. Most of the contributors to this site are members of the ACOR pediatric cancer mailing lists, especially ped-onc, ped-onc-survivors, and ALL-kids.

Special announcements:

Childhood Cancer Guides released in April 2015 a little book called "Your Child in the Hospital: A Practical Guide for Parents" to help parents of newly hospitalized kids (it's not cancer focused). Three million kids are hospitalized each year in the United States, and their parents need all the help they can get. Info at

The new Edition of a classic by Nancy Keene, Wendy Hobbie, and Kathy Ruccione: Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Practical Guide to Your Future is now available in bookstores and from online booksellers. Click on the image for more details.


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These pages are intended for informational purposes only and are not intended to render medical advice. The information provided on Ped Onc Resource Center should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or a disease. It is not a substitute for professional care. If you suspect your child has a health problem, you should consult your health care provider.

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