One of the worst things a parent can hear is that their child is being diagnosed with sickle cell disease. Sickle cell is a lifelong genetic disorder and puts a person's health and life at serious risk. There has been little progress in terms of treatment or a cure aside from pain management until just recently. There may now be hope for a cure to sickle cell disease and it is at the forefront of modern healthcare technology.
There are so many new words and phrases that a family must learn when they begin a journey through pediatric cancer or blood disorders and it can be difficult to keep track of what they all mean. In the coming months we will try to explain what some of these concepts and practices are and hope it can help make this process just a little bit easier.
We are starting with a discipline that encompasses many tools and practices under one umbrella. Continue reading to learn why integrative medicine can make a difference when battling pediatric cancer or blood disorders.
Art will shine for critically ill children from our area Friday, February 2, 2018. ArtShines 2018, is a gallery event hosted by Radius Digital Science at their office in Montclair, New Jersey. Radius works with some of the world's top pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies to provide education through scientific storytelling for healthcare professionals, caregivers, patients and their loved ones.