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Registered Disability Savings Plan

December 19th, 2010   |   Posted in Financial   |   By: Aaron Hudson   |   0 comments

If your child qualifies for the Disability Tax Credit, you also qualify for a unique type of savings vehicle called a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) which is intended to help parents save for the long-term financial security for their child.

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From Parental Hopelessness to Empowerment

November 15th, 2010   |   Posted in Parents   |   By: Antonia Palmer   |   1 comment

Being a parent of a child with cancer is an incredible challenge. It is easy and natural to feel a sense of hopelessness along the journey; however, it is also possible to find the road to empowerment.

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Jumping into the Ring

October 27th, 2010   |   Posted in About NC   |   By: Antonia Palmer   |   1 comment

Neuroblastoma used to be called “rare” and “uncommon”. However, now, there is a new and emerging way of speaking and thinking about this paediatric cancer. It is “common” and “frequent”. There is “promise” and “progress” but there are still challenges.

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The Personalization of Medicine

October 26th, 2010   |   Posted in Relapse, Treatment   |   By: Antonia Palmer   |   0 comments

Cure is what we all want so deeply that we would give anything necessary to save the ones we love. However, until personalized medicine and cure happen, it may also be important to change how we deal with and look at neuroblastoma.

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Neuroblastoma Screening

October 23rd, 2010   |   Posted in Screening   |   By: Antonia Palmer   |   1 comment

Screening for neuroblastoma in children is a difficult and at times controversial subject. However, for families who have children diagnosed with the disease at later stages, any potential to improve survivability rates and learn more about neuroblastoma through a screening program seems too valuable to ignore.

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Financial Assistance Programs

October 22nd, 2010   |   Posted in Financial   |   By: Aaron Hudson   |   0 comments

For the parents of children with neuroblastoma, stress comes in many forms. Many families experience significant financial consequences. For neuroblastoma families, these financial concerns are an unfortunate part of their “new normal.”

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