Palliative Care Program | Conditions and Treatments

Cancer

Childhood cancer is not a single disease type, but an umbrella group of diseases that include blood cancers (leukemia and lymphoma), brain tumors and other solid tumors (of the organs, bones or soft...

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Congenital Heart Defects

What is a congenital heart defect? A congenital heart defect is a structural problem of the heart that develops during pregnancy. About 1 out of 100 babies are born with a congenital heart defect....

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Cystic Fibrosis

What is cystic fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a common hereditary (inherited) chronic disease that can affect multiple parts of a child’s body — most commonly the lungs and digestive system. ...

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Seizures

Seizures happen when brain cells fire or “talk” too much, temporarily disrupting the brain’s normal electrical signals. They’re quite common, especially in infants and young children, and they have a...

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