Connecting, helping pediatric cancer families

The Waters Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders at the Upstate Cancer Center

The Waters Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders at the Upstate Cancer Center

The Upstate Cancer Center and the Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital provide a connection group for pediatric cancer families. It’s called H.O.P.E., Helping Oncology Patients and Parents Engage.

Kristen Thomas, RN

Kristen Thomas, RN

Kaushal Nanavati, MD, medical director of integrative therapy, led the first group session, discussing strategies for stress management.

The second event will include a paint night for adults, crafts for kids and a pizza party for teens. Child care will be available.

To learn more about H.O.P.E., contact Kristen Thomas at 315-464-7227 or ThomaKri@upstate.edu

Cancer Care magazine spring 2018 coverThis article appears in the spring 2018 issue of Cancer Care magazine. 

 

 

 

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