ERIC Number: ED464047
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Understanding Childhood Cancer. [CD-ROM].
This interactive multimedia CD-ROM presentation is intended for the parents and families of children who have recently been diagnosed with cancer. It begins with an introduction by a pediatric oncologist. It features menus that include over 200 questions commonly asked about childhood cancer, with answers in a slide presentation format. Menus include the following topics: about cancer, coping, monitoring, interviews with parents, treatment, resources, and care at home. Colorful illustrations accompany each answer. The presentation features video interviews with parents of children who have had cancer, a drug database, a glossary of cancer terms, and a characters database containing cartoon characters who explain various concepts in an easy-to-understand way. The program is designed for multiple users. (SM)
Descriptors: Cancer, Child Health, Children, Computer Uses in Education, Coping, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Education, Medical Services, Optical Data Disks, Parents
Savvy Knowledge Systems Corp., #701, 550-11 Avenue, Calgary Alberta T2R 1M7, Canada. Tel: 403-264-7224; Tel: 800-230-5593 (Toll-Free); Fax: 403-264-7224; Web site: http://www.savvyknowledge.com.
Publication Type: Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
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