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photo Not Just a Cancer Patient
By Jana Levenson Brenman & Tom Hill
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Focusing on several articulate teens undergoing treatment, this video helps nurses, physicians, social workers and psychologists understand the needs and feelings of this engaging and very special population, in order to improve communication, increase patients' involvement in their own treatment, and give them a greater sense of control.

23 minutes
© 1991
Purchase $99.00 DVD
Order No. QA-086

Reviews
"This video demystifies the adolescent cancer experience while emphasizing the importance of open, honest and direct communication." Jamie Ostroff, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Awards & Conference Screenings
Gold Apple, National Educational Film Festival

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Pictures from Camp: At a very special summer camp, a group of child cancer patients, ages 6 to 16, discover that there can still be room in their lives for normal adolescent experiences.


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