Each year more and more children in the United States develop cancer. To support hospitals as they care for children with cancer, NCDB provides data collection and analysis for cooperative group cooperative groups and others interested in pediatric cancer. As a source of reliable, carefully analyzed information on childhood cancer, NCDB helps provide answers to questions that affect many children and their families around the country.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the lead federal agency for the prevention of illness, injury, disability, and early death from chronic diseases such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. They have produced this tool to help you understand your risk for cancer and make decisions about lifestyle to help lower your cancer risk. Know which risk factors are most important for you. Use the information to decide what you can change and what you can’t.
Several drugs for hypertension have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). However, no one drug works for everyone. That’s why people with high blood pressure (hypertension) should see a healthcare professional (specialist) to learn about various treatment options and make an individualized plan with their doctor. Be sure to mention any concerns you have about these drugs so your doctor can provide an informed recommendation.
This tool was developed by Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics to help educate pediatric practitioners about treatment of heart failure, ensure the best possible care for heart failure patients, and respond to patient and public inquiries and concerns. d2c66b5586