World day of children with cancer — February 15

The main task for each of us – not to leave their parents alone with the disease do not pass other people’s problems, and to make at least a small contribution to support those who need it.

Всесвітній день онкохворих дітей — 15 лютого

Being a parent is so wonderful. Child associated with joy from the touch of warm palms and the happiness of his antics and curiosity. Children warm not only our lives but also give hope for the future. So their illness is a test for favorite children and their families, informs Rus.Media.

The celebration of the day of children with cancer, is intended to attract the attention of moms and dads, health workers and ordinary not indifferent to the grief of other people to this terrible problem. It calls us to solidarity in the implementation of urgent actions aimed at early detection and fighting this disease.

History

Statistics show that every year an increasing number of children who put this terrible diagnosis. You can live with that, especially to diagnose cancer in children more difficult than adults. Sound scary figures: every year 200 thousand children find cancer, half of them dies.

What can cause disease? These include many factors:

  • bad ecology;
  • adverse psychological situation and fear;
  • the health and lifestyle of future parents;
  • genetic background;
  • trauma, stress and hormones in adolescents.

So be careful! Don’t delay the test you feel unwell (headache and vomiting), long-term ailments or atypical course of the disease your child (gait disturbance, decreased vision). Diagnosis in the early stages increases the efficiency, the effectiveness of treatment.

In connection with the seriousness of these matters the parents of sick children merged with the world Confederation, on the initiative of which appeared in the calendar very special date. She has the patronage of the International society of pediatric Oncology. And it happened for the first time in 2001.

The symbol of childhood cancer is the gold ribbon, which tells us about how precious life is. She urged them to remember those who selflessly fights and wins, not to forget those who are not able to overcome the disease and their families that are left with a load of irreparable loss, but it had sent its forces to help others.

Children differently see, hear and feel. Therefore, the main task for each of us – not to leave their parents alone with the disease do not pass other people’s problems, and to make at least a small contribution to support those who need it. Our victory in the difficult struggle with this disaster will leave a good memory in the heart of children that recovered.

Tradition

In this day held a scientific and medical conferences and seminars at many international and Ukrainian markets, which are listened to thematic reports on the causes of disease and modern methods of its treatment. Practitioners share their experience and achievements in the fight against childhood disease.

Public organizations are developing new charitable projects along with the regular people take part in volunteer actions, founded by famous faces. Hospitals and centres that provide drug treatment and recovery of children and adolescents, visit the volunteers, performers and singers.

Major help – positive emotions. But very important and charges of funds that go to buy expensive medications and drugs, for unique operations, which are carried out in clinics abroad. To do good is very simple – transfer the fee to funds that help save the lives of many sick children.

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