Dr. Julie Park specializes in caring for children with neuroblastoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. In this video Dr. Park discusses the unique challenges of treating children.
Children bring a different aspect to how you care for patients. Children recover faster than adults and they come with parents and siblings. If the family can't function, then it becomes very difficult to treat the child. The resources available at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance for families include social work to help families, child life specialists to help families cope and nutritionists.