Welcome to MACCS Health Services!
MACCS Health is an organization that provides a variety of health focused programs to schools and community based organizations servicing children. We are the provider of choice for several Charter schools in the Philadelphia area. Services can be provided on a full or part-time basis and contracts are tailored to fit your needs and your budget. Call for an appointment today.
“So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.” - A. J. Reb Materi
MACCS is pleased to be working with some of the strongest community institutions in the area. Our growing client roster continues to give us the opportunity to learn from collaboration.
Month of September: Health Observance Topic
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
September Observance 2016
September is known as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Cancer is the number one cause of death by disease in children. According to Cure Search For Children's Cancer, approximately 15,700 kids are diagnosed with a form of cancer each year. The overall survival rate for children has increased from 10% to 90% in the past fifty (50) years however the number of diagnosed cases has not decreased in nearly 20 years. There are three (3) overall kinds of children's cancers
- Leukemia - Cancer of the Blood
- Lymphoma - Cancer of the Immune System
- Solid Tumors - Cancer of the Bone, Organs or Tissues
There are several ways to detecting whether or not your child has cancer. Regular check-ups at your pediatrician, blood tests or other screening tests used to look for early signs of cancers. For more information on common or all types of children's cancers and what to expect both during or after treatment(s) for said cancers, visit the Cure Search For Children's Cancer website.