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Programs and resourcesPPrograms and resourcesPrograms and resourcesEnglishAdolescent;OncologyPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-15 years);Late Teen (16-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+) CaregiversNA2019-09-03T04:00:00Z6.2000000000000066.1000000000000608.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Find helpful resources and programs to support you, your child and your family during your child's cancer treatment.</p><p>You may find the following resources and programs helpful.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>There are many different resources to help you and your teenager manage cancer including books and websites.</li><li>Your teenager may wish to participate in clinical trials or workshops about cancer.</li></ul>
Programmes et ressourcesPProgrammes et ressourcesPrograms and resourcesFrenchAdolescent;OncologyPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-15 years);Late Teen (16-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+) CaregiversNA2019-09-03T04:00:00Z000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Découvrez des ressources et des programmes utiles qui pourront apporter de soutien à vous, à votre enfant et à votre famille pendant le traitement du cancer de votre enfant.</p><p>Les ressources et programmes ci-dessous pourront vous être utiles.</p><h2>À retenir</h2><ul><li>Il existe de nombreuses ressources qui pourront aider vous et votre adolescent à gérer le cancer, y compris des livres et des site Web.</li><li>Votre adolescent pourrait souhaiter participer aux essais cliniques ou aux ateliers pour les adolescents atteints de cancer.</li></ul>

 

 

 

 

Programs and resources3609.00000000000Programs and resourcesPrograms and resourcesPEnglishAdolescent;OncologyPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-15 years);Late Teen (16-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+) CaregiversNA2019-09-03T04:00:00Z6.2000000000000066.1000000000000608.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Find helpful resources and programs to support you, your child and your family during your child's cancer treatment.</p><p>You may find the following resources and programs helpful.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>There are many different resources to help you and your teenager manage cancer including books and websites.</li><li>Your teenager may wish to participate in clinical trials or workshops about cancer.</li></ul><h2>General books</h2><p>Carroll, W.L., & Reisman, J. (2005). <em>100 Questions & Answers About Your Child’s Cancer</em>. Jones & Bartlett Learning.</p><p>Woznick, L.A., & Goodheart, C.D. (2002). <em>Living with childhood cancer: A practical guide to help families cope</em>. American Psychological Association.</p><h2>Online information about cancer and cancer in teens</h2><p> <a href="http://www.cancer.ca/" target="_blank">Canadian Cancer Society</a></p><p> <a href="https://cancerfightclub.com/" target="_blank">Cancer Fight Club</a></p><p> <a href="http://childhoodcancerguides.org/" target="_blank">Childhood Cancer Guides</a></p><p> <a href="http://www.curesearch.org/">CureSearch</a></p><p> <a href="http://www.ped-onc.org/index.html" target="_blank">Pediatric Oncology Resource Centre</a></p><p> <a href="http://www.cancer.org/Treatment/ChildrenandCancer/WhenYourChildHasCancer/index" target="_blank">"When your child has cancer"</a> from the American Cancer Society </p><h2>Parenting through the teen years</h2><p>Nelson, J., & Lott, L. (2012). <em>Positive Discipline for Teenagers</em>. Harmony.</p><p>Learn about or order the book here: <a target="_blank" href="http://store.positivediscipline.com/positive-discipline-for-teenagers.html">http://store.positivediscipline.com/positive-discipline-for-teenagers.html</a></p><p>Wolf. A. (2002). <em>Get Out of My Life but First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall? : A Parent’s Guide to the New Teenager</em>. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.</p><p>Wolf, A. (2011). <em>I’d Listen to My Parents If They’d Just Shut Up: What to Say and Not Say When Parenting Teens</em>. William Morrow Paperbacks.</p><p>Learn more about Anthony Wolf or order copies here: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.anthonywolf.com/">http://www.anthonywolf.com/</a></p><h2>Cancer and sexuality</h2><p> <a href="https://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatments-and-side-effects/physical-side-effects/fertility-and-sexual-side-effects.html" target="_blank">Fertility and Sexual Side Effects in People with Cancer</a><span> (for adults) from the American Cancer Society </span></p><p> <a target="_blank" href="https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/parents">Tools for Parents</a> from Planned Parenthood </p><h2>Managing side effects and symptoms at home</h2><p> <a href="https://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatments-and-side-effects/physical-side-effects.html" target="_blank">Managing Cancer--related Side Effects</a> from American Cancer Society </p><h2>Drug coverage and paying for medications</h2><p> <a href="https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/health-care-system/pharmaceuticals/access-insurance-coverage-prescription-medicines/provincial-territorial-public-drug-benefit-programs.html" target="_blank">Provincial and Territorial Public Drug Benefit Programs</a> </p><h2>Late effects and long-term follow-up</h2><p> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.survivorshipguidelines.org/">Long-Term Follow-Up Guidelines for Survivors of Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancers</a> from Children’s Oncology Group </p><p> <a target="_blank" href="https://curesearch.org/Late-Effects-of-Treatment-for-Childhood-Cancer">Late Effects of Treatment for Children’s Cancer</a> from CureSearch for Children’s Cancer </p><p> <a target="_blank" href="https://www.cancer.gov/types/childhood-cancers/late-effects-pdq#section/all">General Information about Late Effects</a> from National Cancer Institute </p><p>Keene, N., Hobbie, W., and Ruccione, K. (2012). <em>Childhood Cancer Survivors – A Practical Guide to your Future</em>. Childhood Cancer Guides.</p><p>For information or to order: <a target="_blank" href="https://www.childhoodcancerguides.org/our-books/childhood-cancer-survivors/">https://www.childhoodcancerguides.org/our-books/childhood-cancer-survivors/</a> </p><h2>Research and clinical trials</h2><p> <a href="https://curesearch.org/Research" target="_blank">Children’s Cancer Research</a> from CureSearch for Children’s Cancer </p><p> <a href="https://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatments-and-side-effects/clinical-trials/what-you-need-to-know.html" target="_blank">Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know</a> from American Cancer Society </p><h2>Online services to help you communicate with family and friends</h2><p> <a href="https://www.caringbridge.org/" target="_blank">Caring Bridge</a> </p><h2>Workshops and camps for teens </h2><p> <a href="https://lgfb.ca/en/workshop/" target="_blank">Look Good Feel Better</a></p><p> <a href="https://www.ourkids.net/cancer-camps.php" target="_blank">Our Kids</a></p><p> <a href="https://www.camps.ca/camp-for-cancer.php#listing-tab" target="_blank">Camps.ca</a></p><h2>Resources for siblings</h2><p> <a href="https://www.alexslemonade.org/campaign/supersibs-sibling-support-childhood-cancer-families">Super Sibs</a> from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation</p><p> <a target="_blank" href="https://www.cancer.gov/publications/patient-education/sibling-has-cancer">When your Brother or Sister Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens </a> from National Cancer Institute </p><h2>Resources to suggest to friends</h2><p> <a target="_blank" href="https://www.acco.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Taking-Charge-Friends.pdf">Taking Charge: A Cancer Resource for Friends </a>(See pages 5-7, Practical Advice for Family Friends and Co-workers) from American Childhood Cancer Organization</p><h2>Resources for teachers when your teen returns to school</h2><p> <a target="_blank" href="https://www.lhsc.on.ca/media/1491/download">Helping Schools Cope with Childhood Cancer </a> – a free copy is available to any parent of a child with cancer. From Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario</p><p>Keene, N. (2013). <em>Educating the Child With Cancer: A Guide for Parents and Teachers</em>. Acco.org.</p><p>From the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation. For information or to order: <a href="http://www.acco.org/we-can-help/for-kids/books/" target="_blank">http://www.acco.org/we-can-help/for-kids/books/</a></p>Programs and resourcesFalse

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