Childhood Leukemia: A Guide For Families, Friends & Caregivers

May 1, 2018|
Childhood Leukemia: A Guide For Families, Friends & Caregivers by Nancy Keene
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Approximately 4,500 children and teens are diagnosed with leukemia in the United States and Canada each year. The illness and its treatment can have a devastating effect on family, friends, classmates, and the larger community. This newly updated edition of Childhood Leukemia contains the information and support parents need during this difficult time, including:
  • New treatments such as immunotherapy, tailoring drugs dosages to children's genetic profiles, and ways to deal with side effects.
  • Advice on how to cope with procedures, hospitalization, school, family, and financial issues.
  • Tips for forming a partnership with the medical team.
  • Poignant and practical stories from family members.
  • Updated resources for medical information, emotional support, and financial assistance.
Parents who read this book will find understandable medical information and emotional support.
Nancy Keene is the mother of a long-term survivor of high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia. A well-known writer and advocate for children with cancer, she has written and co-authored many books on topics ranging from childhood cancers to working with your doctor. Her work has appeared in publications such as Reader’s Digest, Journal o...
Title:Childhood Leukemia: A Guide For Families, Friends & Caregivers
Product dimensions:496 pages, 9 X 7 X 1.2 in
Shipping dimensions:496 pages, 9 X 7 X 1.2 in
Published:May 1, 2018
Publisher:Childhood Cancer Guides
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781941089040

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