Functional and Social Independence in Adult Survivors of Pediatric Brain Tumors

Tara Brinkman

October’s All-Member webinar was presented by Tara Brinkman, PhD, Assistant Member in the Departments of Epidemiology and Cancer Control and Psychology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Dr. Brinkman’s recent, first-of-its- kind study sheds light on the degree of achievement of independence by survivors of pediatric brain tumors. Her talk highlighted the prevalence of independence and risk factors associated with non-independence in adult survivors. As part of the presentation, Dr. Brink reviewed the impact of independence on quality of life and emotional distress and discussed the implications for interventions.

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