For people who battle cancer as children, the emotional scars can stick around long after the disease is defeated. This hour, ahead of the launch of the new KERA Breakthroughs series Growing Up After Cancer, guest host Lauren Silverman will talk about helping kids and young adults get past the mental side of a cancer battle with Dr. Shannon Poppito, a psycho-oncologist at Baylor’s Sammons Cancer Center. Check out the new series see a video of Jude Cobler who survived childhood leukemia and hear the compelling stories of other cancer survivors here.
There will be a screening of the PBS documentary Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies on March 19 at KERA. You can RSVP at kera.org.