Living with leukemiaLLiving with leukemiaLiving with LeukemiaEnglishOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2018-03-06T05:00:00ZOussama Abla, MDDanielle Weidman, MDKarin Landenberg, MD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p> Learn about challenges you and your child will face during their leukemia treatment.</p><p>Children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML) will face similar emotional obstacles, but their treatment duration and intensity can impact them and their family differently.</p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Children being treated for leukemia face emotional challenges, but their diagnoses can also affect their siblings, parents and caregivers.</li></ul>
Vivre avec la leucémieVVivre avec la leucémieLiving with LeukemiaFrenchOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2018-03-06T05:00:00ZOussama Abla, MDDanielle Weidman, MDKarin Landenberg, MDFlat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Découvrez les défis qui se poseront à vous et à votre enfant pendant qu’il se fera traiter pour la leucémie.</p><p>Si les enfants atteints de leucémie lymphoblastique aiguë (LLA) et de LMA vivent des situations semblables sur le plan affectif, la durée et l’intensité de leur traitement peuvent différer et donc avoir des répercussions différentes sur eux et sur leur famille.</p><h2>À retenir</h2><ul><li>Si les enfants traités pour la leucémie traversent eux-mêmes des difficultés affectives, le diagnostic peut également toucher leurs frères, leurs sœurs, leurs parents et toute autre personne qui s’occupe d’eux.</li></ul>

 

 

Living with leukemia2855.00000000000Living with leukemiaLiving with LeukemiaLEnglishOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2018-03-06T05:00:00ZOussama Abla, MDDanielle Weidman, MDKarin Landenberg, MD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p> Learn about challenges you and your child will face during their leukemia treatment.</p><p>Children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML) will face similar emotional obstacles, but their treatment duration and intensity can impact them and their family differently.</p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Children being treated for leukemia face emotional challenges, but their diagnoses can also affect their siblings, parents and caregivers.</li></ul><p>Taking care of a child with leukemia has a huge impact on everyone in your family: your child who has leukemia, their siblings, you, your partner and other caregivers. It can also affect relationships between family members and with those outside the family. It is important for you and your family to know that there is nothing that you could have done to cause or prevent your child from developing leukemia.</p> <p>Once your child is diagnosed, many different feelings may come up during the course of treatment. All children face similar emotional challenges while being treated for leukemia. However, your child’s leukemia experience may vary depending on whether they have acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) or acute myeloid leukemia (AML). This is because of differences in the length and intensity of treatment, and time spent in and out of the hospital. For ALL, your child receives a longer treatment as an outpatient. Children with AML receive a shorter, more intense treatment while in hospital.</p> <p>Whether your child has ALL or AML, eating healthy foods is part of their treatment plan. During this time, your child may face particular eating and nutritional issues, among other new obstacles. Members of your child’s health care team can help you and your child overcome nutritional, emotional, and other challenges you come up against.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Living_with_leukemia.jpgLiving with leukemiaFalse

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