All posts tagged: Family Support

Coping with COVID-19: An Informative Conversation for Families in the Childhood Cancer Community

CAC2 salutes Members Solving Kids' Cancer, Momcology, Ty Louis Campbell Foundation, and the Max Cure Foundation who worked collaboratively with Friends of Karen to host an expert-led community discussion for families about Covid-19. Watch the presentation by clicking the image below or by visiting www.solvingkidscancer.org/covid19webinar . The community is invited view [...]

Bright IDEAS for Everyday Living

Our May CAC2 All-member webinar hosted Dr. Robert B. Noll, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Noll introduced and explained the Bright IDEAS problem solving technique for families facing the stress of diagnosis, treatment, and beyond.  This presentation reviewed the history of efforts to […]

MyPART:   My Pediatric and Adult Rare Tumors Network for Patient Engagement  in Rare Solid Tumors Research

December’s All-Member Webinar was presented by Dr. Karlyne Reilly, Director of the Center for Cancer Research Rare Tumor Initiative at the National Cancer Institute. Rare tumors pose unique challenges for patients, their families, and the researchers working to develop new therapies. In this webinar Dr. Reilly reviewed these specific challenges and how […]

Functional and Social Independence in Adult Survivors of Pediatric Brain Tumors

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 […]