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Teleconference: The Impact of Childhood Brain Tumors on Siblings and Extended Family

Originally published on November 17, 2009
Most recently updated on April 10, 2013

The Impact of Childhood Brain Tumors on Siblings and Extended Family

If you would like to hear a replay of the teleconference, click on the link at the bottom of this article.

On Wednesday, December 12, 2001, CBTF collaborated with The Children's Cause and Cancer Care, Inc. on this topic.

This seminar addressed the impact of childhood brain tumors on siblings and extended family. The speakers will discuss information designed to address the complex reactions of family members and define some signs of severe stress. Helpful strategies in coping and useful resources will be included.

The presenters were:

Marilyn Lees Reinish, LSCW, President, Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers; Pediatric Oncology Social Worker, Ronald McDonald Children's Hospital, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL.

Susan L. Weiner, PhD, President, The Children's Cause, Silver Springs, MD. Dr. Weiner is also a member of CBTF's Board of Directors.

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