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Psychosocial Core Team Presents At Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2) All Member Webinar

December 16, 2015

The Core Research Team presented to the CAC2 Membership on the Psychosocial Standards of Care for Children With Cancer and Their Families during a webinar.  The presentation was recorded and is posted to YouTube along with the audio track, so click on the image to the left to see and listen to the presentation.

Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Endorses Psychosocial Standards of Care

October 13, 2015

The Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) announced their formal, professional endorsement of the Psychosocial Standards of Care for Children with Cancer and Their Families.  APHON's endorsement represents the first of many professional associations that are endorsing the standards as essential care necessary for children with cancer and their families.

Mattie Miracle Funds Child Life Specialist and Family Snack & Item Cart for Fifth Year

September 25, 2015

Mattie Miracle endows the Mattie Miracle Child Life Program Fund at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. This fund pays the salary of a child life specialist, a professional who supports 3,500 children and families each year. In addition, the Foundation launched its brand new ORANGE snack and item cart, which revolves around the pediatric units three times a week and provides free items to over 1,500 families a year. 

Mattie Miracle Sponsors CureFest 2015

September 19-20, 2015

Mattie Miracle was proud to be a Bronze Sponsor of CureFest for Childhood Cancer, in Washington, DC on the Capitol Mall. The childhood cancer community and the general public stood together as one voice against childhood cancer. Over 1,000 people of all ages were in attendance. There were presentations made by advocates, childhood cancer survivors, and a three mile walk with the US Capitol and the Washington Monument in the background. Mattie Miracle was one of 77 childhood cancer organizations with an exhibit booth at the event.

American Society of Clinical Oncology POST publishes Video Summary of our Psychosocial Standards of Care Symposium

August 19, 2015

The ASCO Post presents this special video of Andrea Patenaude, Ph.D, Director of Psychology Research and Clinical Services, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, of our Symposium on the Psychosocial Standards of Care Project at the APOS / IPOS World Congress in July 2015.  The video is a short and informative summary of the Standards project and what it significant represents to children with cancer and their families.


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