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Management of Fatigue in Children and Adolescents with Cancer and Pediatric Recipients of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplants: A Clinical Practice Guideline


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Presentation Description:
This session will describe a clinical practice guideline for fatigue management in children receiving cancer treatments, developed by POGO.

Speaker:
Lillian Sung, MD, PhD
Staff Physician, Department of Haematology/Oncology
The Hospital for Sick Children

Dr. Lillian Sung is a Full Professor and Senior Scientist at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. She is certified in the specialties of pediatrics, infectious diseases, hematology and clinical investigation. She completed a PhD in Clinical Epidemiology from the University of Toronto in 2004. She has a clinical research program focused on supportive care for children with cancer. Her methodological focus is on randomized and observational trials, meta-analysis, and patient-reported outcomes.

Dr. Sung is the principal investigator on multiple operating grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. She is the co-PI on the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Research Base grant which supports the Cancer Control and Supportive Care program within the Children’s Oncology Group. She is also the co-PI on an NIH R25 grant to support the Clinical Research Training Institute, sponsored by the American Society of Hematology.

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