The Bone Marrow Transplantation Program at Cincinnati Children’s encourages families to take advantage of the following resources:
The Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute at Cincinnati Children’s hosts a week-long summer camp every year at Joy Outdoor Education Center in Clarksville, OH. The staff works closely with the Cincinnati Children’s medical team to create a safe, supportive environment for children, no matter what their abilities. The camp is an opportunity for kids ages 7-16 to develop new skills, form lasting friendships and build their self-esteem, all while having a great time. Patients are encouraged to bring a sibling. See details and contact us to register.
Other organizations provide extensive support and education for patients and families dealing with blood and marrow transplantation:
Many additional resources exist for patients and their families. We encourage you to discuss these options with your social worker to find out more.