We are tackling the problem of pain in children with cancer through a social media campaign for parents called “Making Cancer Less Painful For Kids” (#KidsCancerPain). The campaign is funded by a grant from the Canadian Cancer Society.
Over the next 12 months, we will be bringing parents the very best, cutting-edge research evidence about children’s cancer pain – what causes it, common myths, how to assess it, how to treat it, and more! And we’ll be sharing this information with parents in a series of blogs, videos, images, Facebook posts, and Twitter chats, all posted and shared here and on our social media. We’ll also be studying the reach of the campaign and its impact on parents.
by Sue McKechnie, CKN Editor No parent wants to see their child suffer. Each and every one of us would take on the pain felt by our child if we could. In 2006 our 16 month old son, … Continue reading
by: Dr. Christine Chambers, Child Psychologist & Professor, IWK Health Centre & Dalhousie University & Dr. Jennifer Stinson, Nurse Clinician-Scientist & Associate Professor, The Hospital for Sick Children & University of Toronto “As parents we never want to see … Continue readingContinue Reading...