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Sarcoma | Support and Resources

Support and Resources

Support for Families

Cincinnati Children’s provides extensive support and resources for children and young adults who are being treated for sarcoma and their families.

New patients undergo a comprehensive evaluation in our clinic. 

The Patient & Family Wellness Center at Cincinnati Children’s includes specialists from child life, financial services, pastoral care, the School Intervention Program, social work and more. They can provide:

  • Emotional, psychosocial and spiritual support
  • Assistance with schooling concerns
  • Community outreach and education
  • Information about additional resources (financial, insurance, community)

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Young adults with cancer face unique challenges, and the care they receive should be unique as well. Cincinnati Children’s offers a nationally recognized program that provides state-of-the-art cancer care for these patients, with an emphasis on addressing their specific medical, emotional and psychosocial concerns. Program features include:

  • Age-appropriate services from psychologists, social workers, child life professionals and other providers
  • A dedicated outpatient clinic and inpatient unit
  • Fertility preservation counseling and procedures
  • Peer support from other people who were diagnosed with cancer during young adulthood
  • A long-term cancer survivorship program
  • Opportunities to participate in anti-cancer research studies

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Guest Services at Cincinnati Children’s helps make a stay in Cincinnati more comfortable and convenient. We provide assistance with lodging, ground transportation and other concerns. Learn more.

Our Clinical Concierge team schedules multiple medical appointments for families traveling to Cincinnati Children’s from outside the region. Learn more.

The Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute at Cincinnati Children’s hosts a free, week-long summer camp every year at Joy Outdoor Education Center in Clarksville, Ohio. “Hem/Onc Kids Camp” is a fun, safe, supportive environment for children with cancer, no matter what their abilities. It is open to children ages 7-16 and their siblings, providing the opportunity for them to develop new skills, form lasting friendships and build their self-esteem, all while having a great time. Learn more.

The following organizations can provide education and support for families of children with cancer.

  • National Cancer Institute: Childhood Cancers
  • Amputee Resource Foundation of America
  • CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation
  • Cancer Family Care
  • Cancer Free Kids
  • Planet Cancer
  • The Dragonfly Foundation