On this episode of Chicago Blood Cancer Foundation's Battling and Beating Cancer Television Show, co-hosts Charlene McMann and Scott Seaman are joined by Dr. John M. Cunningham to discuss leukemia and lymphoma in children. They cover the signs and symptoms of childhood blood cancer, advances and current treatment options, tips and pointers for children with cancer and their parents, emerging and future treatment options, and the role of stem cell transplantation for blood cancer, other cancers, and other conditions.
Dr. Cunningham is Professor of Pediatrics, Chief of the Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, and Director of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation at the University of Chicago. He is an internationally renowned expert in childhood cancers and blood diseases. As a recognized leader in pediatric stem cell transplantation, Dr. Cunningham has developed novel uses of this life-saving treatment. You will want to learn about his groundbreaking work to ensure that every child who would benefit from a transplant has a donor on this edition of "must see, cancer TV!"