After brain tumour treatment endsAAfter brain tumour treatment endsAfter brain tumour treatment endsEnglishNeurologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BrainNervous systemNAAdult (19+)NA2009-08-14T04:00:00ZEric Bouffet, MD, FRCPC9.0000000000000059.0000000000000233.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>An in-depth description of what to expect and steps to take after your child's brain treatment is finished.</p><p>The end of chemotherapy or radiation treatment is an important milestone for your child and your family. Take this opportunity to celebrate your child’s and family’s accomplishment. It’s also an occasion where you can show your appreciation for your other children in supporting their sibling. </p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Once treatment ends you will still need to take your child for regular follow up appointments with the treatment team.</li> <li>Continue to seek support from the treatment team and from community support groups.</li></ul>
Après le traitement des tumeurs cérébralesAAprès le traitement des tumeurs cérébralesAfter brain tumour treatment endsFrenchNeurologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BrainNervous systemNAAdult (19+)NA2009-08-14T04:00:00ZEric Bouffet, MD, FRCPC9.0000000000000059.0000000000000233.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Description approfondie de ce à quoi il faut s’attendre et des étapes à suivre à la fin du traitement contre une tumeur cérébrale de votre enfant.</p><p>La fin du traitement de chimiothérapie ou de radiothérapie représente un jalon important pour votre enfant et votre famille. Profitez de l’occasion pour célébrer l’accomplissement de votre enfant et de votre famille. Il s’agit aussi d’un bon moment pour montrer votre reconnaissance à vos autres enfants pour l’appui offert à leur frère ou leur sœur. </p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Une fois le traitement terminé, vous devrez tout de même accompagner votre enfant à des rendez-vous de suivi réguliers auprès de l’équipe de traitement.</li> <li>Continuez de demander du soutien de l’équipe de traitement et des groupes d'aide de la communauté.</li></ul>

 

 

After brain tumour treatment ends1420.00000000000After brain tumour treatment endsAfter brain tumour treatment endsAEnglishNeurologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BrainNervous systemNAAdult (19+)NA2009-08-14T04:00:00ZEric Bouffet, MD, FRCPC9.0000000000000059.0000000000000233.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>An in-depth description of what to expect and steps to take after your child's brain treatment is finished.</p><p>The end of chemotherapy or radiation treatment is an important milestone for your child and your family. Take this opportunity to celebrate your child’s and family’s accomplishment. It’s also an occasion where you can show your appreciation for your other children in supporting their sibling. </p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Once treatment ends you will still need to take your child for regular follow up appointments with the treatment team.</li> <li>Continue to seek support from the treatment team and from community support groups.</li></ul><p>Now your family will begin to return to the family routines. There will be a transition phase as this happens. It’s not unusual for parents to have mixed feelings during this time. The happiness and relief that treatment is done can be accompanied by anxiety or fear about what the future holds. </p><p>It’s not surprising, because the sense of safety and support of seeing the health care team regularly for months will no longer be right there. During treatment, your child was regularly checked by the team, and you were also surrounded by other parents and children during clinic visits, which may have provided support. </p><p>You may need to take some steps to regain that sense of safety and support. Stay in contact with the treatment team. Make sure that your child attends all follow-up clinic visits and gets the appropriate medical care. Learn about any symptoms or issues you should be watching for, and what you should do. It may help to find or continue your relationship with parent support groups in the community or online. </p><p>This is an important time to help improve your child's self esteem. Depending on their age, they may be able to go to camp for one or two weeks to enjoy time with other children who have been through the same experience. One such camp is Camp Oochigeas, located in Ontario (<a href="http://www.ooch.org/">www.ooch.org</a>). Going to camp can be a wonderful opportunity for your child to regain confidence. </p><p>Think of this time as a new chapter in your family’s life.</p>After brain tumour treatment ends

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