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How can my child manage rhabdomyosarcoma on a daily basis?

Children with rhabdomyosarcoma should be encouraged to live as normal a life as possible. The most important part of managing rhabdomyosarcoma is getting treatment. This may involve a combination of treatments including surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. In general, it is important for your child to maintain good overall health. Children with rhabdomyosarcoma should eat a nutritious diet, get plenty of rest, and stay as active as they can. Since treatment for rhabdomyosarcoma can be scary for children, stress management activities, like play therapy and art therapy, may be very helpful.

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