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Pediatric Cancer

How Virtual Learning Can Reduce Stress for Children with Cancer
COVID-19Pediatric Cancer
COVID-19 has brought virtual learning into the mainstream, meaning that a child with cancer who learns from home is now in the same “classroom” environment as any other student, which can reduce feelings of stress and anxiety.
Young Patients Paying It Forward!
Issue IntroductionsPediatric Cancer

Welcome to the August 2020 issue of CONQUER: the patient voice. I hope you are well and being safe. We are living in a time that seems unimaginable, but very real.

7-Year-Old Lynden Raises Money for Cancer Research While Fighting Lymphoma
LymphomaPediatric Cancer
A year before Lynden was diagnosed with cancer, she cut off her hair and donated it to help kids with cancer. After her diagnosis, she launched a new project. She is just getting started, but so far she has raised more than $65,000 for pediatric cancer research.
The Invisible and Visible Scars of Cancer
Brain CancerPatient StoriesPediatric Cancer
Teenagers often feel they are immune from cancer, says Ellen Chun, who was diagnosed with a rare brain cancer at age 18. Before her diagnosis she had many unexplained symptoms. Through cancer she learned to advocate for herself, an experience she shares to guide other young people facing cancer.
Surviving Cancer and Going Back to School
Pediatric Cancer
For childhood-cancer survivors, beating cancer is one thing; facing the many hurdles that come with going back to school is another. Here are some ways parents can help their pediatric-cancer survivors cope with the physical, emotional, and mental stresses of student life.
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Pediatric CancerSlideshows
View this slideshow to learn important facts about childhood cancer, including statistics, causes and treatment.
That Bald Kid—Yeah, She’s Mine
Pediatric Cancer
During this National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Tara Geraghty reflects on her experience with her daughter’s diagnosis and treatment, and shares her top 10 tips to parents’ survival
The HOPE PROJECT: Video Games as a New Tool to Help Kids Fight Cancer
Pediatric Cancer
A new interactive video game can help children with cancer cope with their treatment.
7 Tips on Coping with Your Child’s Cancer Diagnosis
From Your NavigatorPediatric Cancer
Jordan Henderson, Survivorship Nurse Navigator at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute, offers tips for parents on how to deal with their child’s cancer diagnosis.
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