Solid Tumor Program Resources
For Parents and Caregivers
This childhood cancer infographic was designed by the Cancer Center at CHOP to describe challenges facing pediatric cancer researchers, doctors and patients.
Review this module to learn more about pegfilgrastim and how to give the injection to your child.
This book features detailed and precise medical information about solid tumor childhood cancers, including neuroblastoma, Wilms tumor, liver tumors, soft tissue sarcomas, and bone sarcomas.
Educational and Social Resources for Patients and Families
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 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.
While preserving fertility is an important topic for families to discuss before cancer treatment begins, it can also lead to some uncomfortable conversations.
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.
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.
Psychologist Meghan Marsac discusses coping strategies for families facing childhood cancer.
Watch as Dr. Andy Bauer performs an exam on a teenager with a normal, healthy thyroid, and shows what to look for during exams on children with abnormal thyroids.
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.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) patients and staff show you around the oncology space at the King of Prussia Specialty Care & Surgery Center.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) patients and staff show you around the oncology space at the Specialty Care & Surgery Center in Voorhees, NJ.
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.
CHOP's pediatric surgical oncology team consists of experts with extensive experience in various types of cancers, including neuroblastoma, brain and bone tumors, as well as other rare and hard-to-treat cancers.
Psychologist Lynne Kaplan, PhD, and child life specialist Sarah Pajak discuss the experience of siblings of a childhood cancer patient.
In this webinar CHOP experts discuss neuropsychological evaluation, the legal rights of students, and how to support your child as he returns to learning.
Phil and Molly Ronca brought their 14-year-old daughter to CHOP for thyroid cancer treatment.
Provides funds for Ewing's sarcoma and childhood cancer research; supports patients and families; and provides higher education scholarships.
Cancer Hope Network provides free and confidential one-on-one emotional support to cancer patients, their caregivers, and their family members.
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.