Children with Cancer
When a cancer patient’s health care team determines that the cancer can no longer be controlled, medical testing and cancer treatment often stop. With hospice, care continues with an emphasis on improving their quality of life and that of their loved ones.
Whether your child has just been diagnosed with cancer, is going through treatment, or is trying to stay well after treatment, we can help you find the answers you need.
Information for parents about children with cancer, as well as well as guides to help children and teens cope when a family member has cancer.
In the 1950s, almost all kids diagnosed with cancer died. Because of research, today about 85% of kids with the most common type of cancer will live. But for many other types, progress has been limited, and for some kids there is still little hope for a cure.
Become a Hospice Hero
When you make a donation to The Hospice Promise Foundation, 100 percent of your donation goes directly to patients and families in need. Your generosity will make a difference in the life of another, and help ensure his or her final days are spent worry-free, surrounded by loved ones, in the peace and comfort of home.