The Child Life Department strives to normalize the hospital environment. Follow along with Karlie, an oncology child life specialist.
Cancer / Oncology
The hardest part about having cancer as a young adult is finding someone who “gets it.” and knows intimately what you are going through.
You’ve probably heard about the 5 stages of grief. Brianna I found these stages to be therapeutic when coping with her diagnosis.
Sometimes long hospital stays or hard chemo days can be bleak and tiring. Brianna recommends bringing humor into the situation to help.
Meet two CHOC patients, ages 3 and 23, whose lives have been changed by receiving a bone marrow transplant.
According to Brianna, “the little kids that I met or simply saw during treatment encouraged me to power through treatment.”
Bri is a 22-year-old who was diagnosed with Stage 2 Hodgkin lymphoma. She takes readers along on her journey with cancer.