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This upbeat documentary film, "Chasing Rainbows - Young Adults Living With Cancer", is a dynamic, intimate portayal of six young people who are "living life while fighting for it." With passion and infectious laughter, the six participants provide a unique and refreshing perspective about what it …
Delayed diagnosis ; Disintrajectorization ; Isolation ; Fertility ; Independence ; Relationships ; Survivorship
A customizable tool to use when talking with children ages two to six years old about a parent or grandparent who has cancer. Pages can be selected to address the family's specific situation including diagnosis, treatment, hospitalization, recurrence and, if need be, end of life.
Cancer in adolescence : incidence and policy issues by Jeremy Whelan and Lorna Fern ; The physical and emotional impact of cancer in adolescents and young adults by Daniel Kelly ; The impact of cancer on parents and families by Anne Grinyer ; The impact of adolescent cancer on healthcare profession…
"A diagnosis of cancer is devastating at any age. For teenagers and young adults, it presents a unique challenge both socially and emotionally ... In the pages of this book, I share those stories and strategies, in an effort to provide a guide through the emotional roller coaster that is cancer tre…
Contents: ; Diagnosis and staging -- Primary treatment -- Communication within the context of multidisciplinary care -- Explaining follow-up -- Progression and terminal care -- Explaining research -- Complementary and alternative medicines and integrative oncology.
The information in this video reflects the findings of a University of Saskatchewan Research Study on the experience of terminally ill patients and their families.
For people recently diagnosed with cancer or living with cancer, their families and friends
Surveys a range of available coping strategies, both physical (e.g., medications) and psychological (e.g., support groups).
Includes psycho-social issues associated with living with cancer, including coping with emotions and concerns and ways for family members and friends to support the patient.
Part I (12:19) ; Part II Body Scan (8:54)
Includes information about the empowerment of patients, questions to ask, coping techniques, as well as some discussion of cancer and various treatments.