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Resources for Children, Young Adults and Parents
- Information Specialists are social workers, nurses and health educators with expertise in blood cancers who provide personalized support to patients, caregivers and families.
- Registered Dietitians have expertise in oncology nutrition and provide free one-on-one nutrition consultations to patients and caregivers by phone or email.
- Clinical Trial Nurse Navigators help patients find and enroll in a clinical trial based upon detailed, individualized assessments and provide support throughout the entire clinical trial process.
Materials to Order or Download
- Caring for Kids and Adolescents with Blood Cancer: A Workbook for Families
- Magnetic Dry Erase Family Wall Calendar (Call an Information Specialist for more information.)
- Blood And Marrow Transplantation For Children With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
- Pediatric Oncology Survivorship: Beyond the Physical Effects
- Taking on Life after Childhood Blood Cancer
- Nourishing the Pediatric Patient During Cancer Treatment
- Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) In Children And Adults
- AML and Children: Understanding Diagnosis and Treatment
- A Child’s Guide to CAR T-cell Therapy
- CAR T-cell Therapy in Pediatric ALL: Austin’s Story
- Young Adult Survivors: Where are they now?
- Cancer Survivorship in Young Adults: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Free Mobile Apps
- LLS Coloring For Kids™ - Allows children to express their creativity and offers activities to help them learn about blood cancer and its treatment.
- LLS Health Manager™ - Helps you track side effects, medication, food and hydration, questions for your doctor, and more
Click here to listen to podcast episodes related to children and young adults.
Click here to participate in a weekly online chat for young adults living with blood cancer.
Click here for an online community that features group specifically devoted parents and young adults
Click here for a free service that matches blood cancer patients and their loved ones with trained peer volunteers who have shared similar experiences
Click here to access financial assistance programs.
Resources for Healthcare Professionals
- Survivorship Care for Childhood and Adolescent Blood Cancer
- Staying Connected: Facilitating the Learning Experience During & After Cancer Treatment (6.5 CE credits)
- Treating Children with Cancer during the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Long-Term & Late Effects of Childhood Cancer
- Unique Challenges for YA Cancer Survivors
- Childhood Blood Cancers: Focus on Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
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