Fox News: What It’s Really Like to Have a Child with Cancer

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, it can be a parent’s worst nightmare.

Though cancer in children is rare, with just below 10,500 children under age 15 diagnosed in 2016, according to the American Cancer Society, it still one of the most difficult challenges a family will ever face. Besides the physical danger for the child, there is an emotional toll on the family, as well as a financial strain.

Read about how the Children’s Hospital of Georgia connected a family to two foundations that provided financial assistance during a child’s cancer journey and other stories about coping with pediatric cancer from a Fox News national story.

Fox News: What It’s Really Like to Have a Child with Cancer

May 15, 2017

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Denise Parrish is Director of Communications for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic at 706-721-9760 or

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