Leukemia and Lymphoma Program Resources
For Parents and Caregivers
Facts About Childhood Cancer Infographic
This childhood cancer infographic was designed by the Cancer Center at CHOP to describe challenges facing pediatric cancer researchers, doctors and patients.
Childhood Leukemia: A Guide for Families, Friends & Caregivers
Childhood Leukemia is a book that offers both medical and support information about leukemia in children, along with stories from patients and families.
You and Leukemia: A Day at a Time
Beautifully-illustrated oncology book written for children with leukemia and their parents. Offers a basic, medically accurate explanation of all phases of leukemia, including causes, effects, and treatments.
Educational and Social Resources for Patients and Families
Adolescent and Young Adult FAQs [PDF]
If you are an adolescent or young adult (AYA) with cancer, you probably have many questions. We understand that not everyone wants to ask their questions out loud, so we’ve compiled a list of those that are often asked.
The Cellie Cancer Coping Kit
The Cellie Cancer Coping Kit, developed by experts at CHOP, includes a stuffed toy, cancer coping cards, and a book for caregivers.
Fertility Options for Young Female Cancer Patients
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has one of the best fertility preservation programs in pediatric oncology, offering choices for teenagers and young women as well as girls who have not yet experienced puberty.
Fertility Preservation for Boys Treated for Cancer
While preserving fertility is an important topic for families to discuss before cancer treatment begins, it can also lead to some uncomfortable conversations.
Advanced Options for High-Risk Oncology Patients
This video series is designed to help referring oncologists and families better understand the different treatment options for patients with difficult or hard to treat cancers.
Art of Caregiving: Living a Life of Balance
Social workers discuss the complexities of caregiving, how to have caring, honest conversation with members of the family around the topic of caregiving, and offer tips on how to manage the unique role of the caregiver.
Dealing With the Challenges of Childhood Cancer and Treatment
Psychologist Meghan Marsac discusses coping strategies for families facing childhood cancer.
Outpatient Oncology Video Tour: Buerger Center
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) patients and staff show you around the oncology space at the Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care on the Raymond G. Perelman Campus.
Outpatient Oncology Video Tour: King of Prussia
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) patients and staff show you around the oncology space at the King of Prussia Specialty Care & Surgery Center.
Outpatient Oncology Video Tour: Voorhees
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) patients and staff show you around the oncology space at the Specialty Care & Surgery Center in Voorhees, NJ.
PTSD and Post-traumatic Growth After Childhood Cancer
Dr. Lamia Barakat discusses the ways childhood cancer affects the child, parents and siblings, focusing on the experience of post-traumatic stress symptoms and post-traumatic growth.
The Sibling Experience: Pediatric Families Coping With Childhood Cancer
Psychologist Lynne Kaplan, PhD, and child life specialist Sarah Pajak discuss the experience of siblings of a childhood cancer patient.
Cancer Hope Network
Cancer Hope Network provides free and confidential one-on-one emotional support to cancer patients, their caregivers, and their family members.
Eagles Fly for Leukemia
Supports pediatric cancer and leukemia research at three Delaware Valley hospitals, helping their world renowned scientists in the quest for a cure
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary (nonprofit) health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services.
Michael A. Hunter Memorial Scholarship
The Michael A. Hunter Memorial Scholarship Fund awards annual scholarships to help improve the quality of life for those affected by leukemia/lymphoma.
National Cancer Institute
NCI's website includes links to information about treatment, clinical trials, testing and research.
OncoLink is a website maintained by the Abramson Cancer Center at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. It features a wide variety of information on adult and pediatric cancers.