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Helping Caregivers and Families Feel More Able to Manage

August 11, 2016

Caregivers of young adult survivors (YAS) of childhood brain tumors, usually their mothers, live dramatically altered lives as they incorporate illness management into family life and function in caregiving roles well into the survivors’ adulthood.

A Family-Focused Approach Supports Better Outcomes

December 01, 2015

With the survival rate of childhood cancer improving and advancements in treatments allowing more of the care to take place in the home, the responsibility of caregiving is increasingly being placed on family members.