DANI’S FOUNDATION LAUNCHES PEDIATRIC SARCOMA COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAM
Knowing the Symptoms Could Save A Child’s Life!
DO YOU KNOW THE SYMPTOMS OF PEDIATRIC SARCOMA?
Other symptoms may include:
None of these symptoms are a sure sigh of cancer which is why early detection and prognosis is so important as well as medical attention and proper testing.
Take action when:
If your child or young adult show any of the symptoms listed above, please seek the proper medical attention. Your knowledge of the symptoms of pediatric sarcoma could save the life of a child or young adult!
I would like to take this opportunity to invite you and your staff to participate in a community education program that is designed to promote ealier detection of pediatric sarcomas; those rare forms of cancer that affect children and young adults As you will learn from Dani’s Foundation, the symptoms of these cancers can mimic the aches and pains associated with normal childhood growth or may be attributed to those injuries that student athletes obtain. The difference is that symptoms from injuries tend to improve… the symptoms of cancer are more likely to persist and get worse.
As an athletic training professional, I encourage you to become involved with this vital communigy education program. By working together to become more aware of the symptoms of pediatric sarcomas, we can insure better health for our children and those student athletes that we serve. Information is the key to deciphering between a minor injury or a more serious condition.
I am involved with Dani’s Foundation and their commitment to educate the public on the symptoms of pediatric sarcomas with the goal of promoting early detection and ultimate survival. I hope that you will join me in this very important campaign. Your involvement will be simple, but can result in saving the life of one of your students.
I am asking you to:
- Order Stop Look & Live posters and brochures from Dani’s Foundation! These supplies are FREE of charge to all educators!
- Distribute the informational brochures to your staff, student population and those parents of your student athletes.
- Post an informational poster on your office wall, as a daily reminder of the symptoms of pediatric sarcoma.
- Encourage a medical evaluation should any of the symptoms of pediatric sarcoma present and/or persist for over two weeks.
In advance, I thank you for your consideration of support of this very important community health education campaign. Your support will be the key to our ultimate success!
Yours in Health