What do you do when you have a baby with cancer? It’s not easy to get an answer. Here are three ways to talk to your child about the diagnosis.
Posted June 19, 2018 06:20:38The new diagnosis of childhood cancer of the pancreas, known as PCC, is one of the most devastating and debilitating events in American history.
PCC is characterized by severe and debilitating symptoms, such as fatigue, confusion, depression, irritability, loss of appetite, and weight loss.
This has caused millions of families to lose their jobs, and hundreds of thousands of children to miss school.
The diagnosis has also affected many people’s relationships with friends, family, and other people.
For those families who have not yet been diagnosed, there are some common questions and answers that should help you to understand how the diagnosis and treatment can be managed.
PIC is an acronym for polycystic ovarian syndrome, and it is characterized as a cluster of cancerous cells or tumors in the ovaries, uterus, or adrenal glands.PCC affects between 1 in every 50,000 and 1 in 20,000 children.
About 80 percent of these cases are diagnosed in children ages 2 to 5.PIC is diagnosed when the tumor is discovered, but the tumor has not yet spread to other organs, causing serious side effects and possibly death.
Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle pain, and fever.
Some of these symptoms are more severe than others.
The tumor may develop in the neck or abdomen, or in other locations in the body.PCCC can be difficult to detect early in life, so it is important to talk with your child and other family members about how they might be affected.
Pecosmia (not knowing what to call this disease) is the fear of missing out on important things and can be a common response in families with PCC.
The most common symptoms of PCC include not eating, being sick, not getting enough rest, and being anxious.
You can talk with a family member or a friend about how to handle this, and what they can do to help.
The most important thing you can do for your child is to make sure that you and your child are aware of the possibility of PECS.
PECs can occur in many ways, including by accident or through diet or stress.
PCCC is more common in the older age group, which can cause the disease to be difficult for kids.
Children with PEC are often diagnosed when they are in diapers, or when their bodies cannot process food properly.
There are many different symptoms that can occur with POCS.
These include fatigue, difficulty sleeping, nausea, loss or inability to go to school, and poor concentration.POCS can also occur in babies who have a high birth weight or who are too small to weigh their own.
POCs can also be found in babies that have been breastfed, or those with a high rate of breastfeeding.
If you have children with PIC, it is also important to discuss what you can and can’t do to prevent POC infections.
It is also helpful to have a child who has POCC as a parent, because if they do not, there is a high risk that they will be infected and become infected themselves.PECS can be caused by an inherited genetic condition, such that the cancer has been passed down from the parents to their children.
The disease is not contagious and is diagnosed by an ultrasound scan of the affected ovaries.
The disease can also develop when an individual is exposed to certain toxins or chemicals.
Chemicals are substances that are not normally present in the environment, such a coal, a chemical, or a paint.
Pesticides, including herbicides and fungicides, can be very toxic to the pancraps.
Pancreatic cancer is not a common cause of childhood illness.
However, some people may have more severe symptoms that cause them to go into remission, and others may experience more serious side-effects that affect their quality of life.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has advised against all forms of PIC and has suggested that PIC be diagnosed early in childhood.
If PIC has not been diagnosed and treated early, it can cause long-term health consequences, including kidney and heart problems, and lead to cancer later in life.
If symptoms persist, a doctor can prescribe chemotherapy.
If you have questions about PCC or any other health issue, please talk with one of our expert health care professionals.
Call us toll-free at 1-800-PIC.