ERIC Number: ED208605
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Maintaining a Normal Life: Proceedings of the National Conference for Parents of Children with Cancer (1st, Arlington, Virginia, June 23-25, 1978).
National Cancer Inst. (NIH), Bethesda, MD.
Twenty presentations from a 1978 conference for parents of children with cancer focus on the teenager and cancer, long term survival of children, the parents and treatment, and practical problems involved. The following papers and authors are represented: "The Role of the Patient Family" (Clark, Fox-Kolenda); "How the Child Perceives Illness and Death" (S. Hostler); "Treatment" (D. Schwartz); "Pastoral Care and the Psychosocial Needs of the Teenager Facing Death" (F. Bender); "Coping--Teenage Panel Discussion" (Sister Margaret Weeke); "Recent Developments in the Treatment of Childhood Cancer" (D. Poplack); "Blood Needs of the Child with Cancer" (C. Jackson); "Prolonged Remissions" (A. Rausen); "Education--The Issues and the Answers" (J. Crockett); "The Child Off Treatment" (N. Wollner); "The Child with Cancer--Achieving Peace of Mind" (G. Jampolsky); "The Parent as Part of the Treatment Process" (J. Wilbur); "Panel Discussion--Parents as Professional Members of the Team" (M. Allen, et al.); "Parental Interrelationships in Living with Pediatric Cancer" (G. Morrow); "Discipline and Training" (R. Lucas); "Cancer and Nutrition" (R. Henkin); "The Cost of Cancer" (J. Black); "The Terminal Child, Relapse" (E. Forman); "Home Care for the Child with Cancer" (I. Martinson); and "Medical/Ethical Problems Associated with Childhood Cancer" (L. Emmerglick). (CL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Cancer Inst. (NIH), Bethesda, MD.