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!EBOOK ⚈ Childhood Leukemia ♼ This most complete parent guide covers not only detailed and precise medical information about leukemia and the various treatment options, but also day to day practical advice on how to cope with procedures, hospitalization, family and friends, school, social and financial issues, communication, feelings, and, if therapy is not successful, the difficult issues of death and bereavement Woven among the medical details and the practical advice are the voices of thanparents and children who have lived with leukemia and its treatments As many parents have already found, advice from veteran parents can be a lifeline Obtaining a basic understanding of topics such as medical terminology, common side effects of chemotherapy, and how to interpret blood counts can help improve quality of life for the whole family Learning how to develop a partnership with your child s physician can vastly increase a family s peace of mind Hearing parents describe their own emotional ups and downs, how they coped, and how they molded their family life around hospitalizations is a tremendous comfort Just knowing that there are other kids on chemotherapy who refuse to eat anything but tacos or who have frequent rages makes one feel less alone Parents who read this book will encounter medical facts simply explained, advice to ease their daily life, and tools to be a strong advocate for their child This fourth edition contains significant updates to the information on treatments including tailoring treatments to children s individual genetic profiles , chemotherapy drugs, stem cell transplants, coping with side effects, and resources It also contains a personal treatment summary and long term follow up guide for your child to keep as a permanent record This was the best resource for me after my daughter was diagnosed with leukemia I wish I could buy extra copies to have at the oncology office so they could give them to parents when their children are diagnosed Parents of kids with leukemia can apply for a free copy from the ACCO, but it is worth every penny if you buy your own. I didn t really read the WHOLE thingI read parts that I was interested in I was doing research at my own leisure and found some very interesting things about leukemia My mom actually read this book She said it was a lifesaver and now I understand why This book is sooo helpful and very useful to parents who have a child with leukemia It tells you a very detailed description about what leukemia is, what the possible treatment options are, common side effects, and so muchBut it also I didn t really read the WHOLE thingI read parts that I was interested in I was doing research at my own leisure and found some very interesting things about leukemia My mom actually read this book She said it was a lifesaver and now I understand why This book is sooo helpful and very useful to parents who have a child with leukemia It tells you a very detailed description about what leukemia is, what the possible treatment options are, common side effects, and so muchBut it also goes into the emotional part too It has a whole chapter on siblings and how they might react and feel It has advice on what to tell your child with leukemia and how they might react and what questions they might ask and how to respond to them It has a chapter on finance It has advice on how to act around your child with leukemia It has a chapter on relatives It even has a chapter on the funeral if your child dies It has everything I had leukemia, so I can say that this book is very accurate And I would REALLY REALLY REALLY recommend this book to ANY parent who has a child with ANY type of leukemia THIS BOOK IS GREAT I picked this book up because I have a friend whose son was diagnosed with leukemia I wantedinsight on what she was going through, so that I could be better equipped to be a strong part of her support system This book really came through The author includes excerpts from personal stories of several different families with the understanding that each child s diagnoses is different Medical and technical terms are broken down and thoroughly explained Resources for support groups andI picked this book up because I have a friend whose son was diagnosed with leukemia I wantedinsight on what she was going through, so that I could be better equipped to be a strong part of her support system This book really came through The author includes excerpts from personal stories of several different families with the understanding that each child s diagnoses is different Medical and technical terms are broken down and thoroughly explained Resources for support groups andmedical information are threaded throughout the book where appropriate It is written with honestly and sensitivity I highly recommend this book to anyone who has someone close to them that is fighting the battle against childhood leukemia Well written and reams of information A must for families dealing with this difficult issue. This has been one of my best resources during my daughter s treatment for ALL Lot s of medical information combined with actual family experiences. My daughter was diagnosed with leukemia in June of 2007 This book was given to me in the hospital, shortly after her diagnosis It took a few months for the initial shock of diagnosis to wear off, before I felt able to read and process the information in this book But once I started reading it, the book became a great reference for me The section on the different medications, their uses and side effects was especially helpful and I referred to it many times.I enjoyed reading what other parent My daughter was diagnosed with leukemia in June of 2007 This book was given to me in the hospital, shortly after her diagnosis It took a few months for the initial shock of diagnosis to wear off, before I felt able to read and process the information in this book But once I started reading it, the book became a great reference for me The section on the different medications, their uses and side effects was especially helpful and I referred to it many times.I enjoyed reading what other parents and children had to say about this disease Their thoughts were interspersed throughout the book and I always found them informative As I began looking for other books on the subject, I realized that this is the best and most complete reference book out there for childhood leukemia Nancy Keene has done a great job in gathering together information and presenting it in a readable and understandable way Four years later, my daughter is still in treatment, and I still refer to this book I have recently purchased Ms Keene s book Childhood Cancer Survivors A Practical Guide to Your Future to help us navigate the years ahead