Overview of 
The Kye Carpenter-Mark Pediatric AML Program 

Because of our Generous Supporters, ICAN patients involved in
The Kye Carpenter-Mark Pediatric AML Program
have access to the following information services:

  • A review of the blood and bone marrow biopsies and all cytogenetics and molecular profiling regarding the AML diagnosis.
  • Referrals, at the patient's request, to medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiologists, interventional radiologists, anesthesiologists, and additional specialists relevant to the patient's ongoing care.
  • Referrals to support groups that may be of assistance in handling the emotional impact that cancer has on the patient and the patient's family.
  • Referrals to leukemia-specific organizations that may be of assistance in addressing insurance issues or employment termination issues (because of diagnosis or disclosure of metastatic disease).
  • Review of the nature/amelioration of specific side effects from chemotherapy (such as nausea and neuropathy) as well as from other treatment modalities.
  • Discussion of the interaction of diet and cancer chemotherapy drugs based on recent studies.
  • Delineation of the symptoms about which the leukemia patient should alert his/her oncologist.
  • Discussion of relevant leukemia imaging technology.
  • Discussion of pain management issues and treatment options that can be addressed with the patient's medical team.
  • Explanation of the recommendations given or not given by the patient's oncology team; assistance in answering the patient's questions which remain either after or between appointments with the medical team.
  • Review of the relevant radiotherapy/interventional radiology options which the patient, in turn, may discuss with his/her medical team.
  • Discussion of the relevance of the patient's specific immunohistochemistry and cytogenetic results to available clinical trials so that the patient may explore all options with her medical team.
  • Analysis of relevant leukemia clinical trials options as well as the nature and purpose of clinical trials using Remission Coach®.
  • Review of relevant leukemia-specific drugs in the anticancer pipeline. Review of all relevant and complementary and alternative medicine ("CAM") avenues.
  • Review of the merits of filing a "Single Patient IND for Compassionate or Emergency Use" for a specific experimental cancer drug, if relevant to the patient's situation.
  • Exploration of options that might reduce travel costs for the patient, such as Corporate Angels Network, as well as ICAN supporters who have volunteered to host a clinical trials patient in a particular city.

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The Kye Carpenter-Mark Pediatric AML Program
is a vital part of ICAN's Cancer Patient Advocacy and Clinical Trials Program Advocacy Services.

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ICAN is currently working on The Kye Carpenter-Mark Pediatric AML Program. We are working to put together a Family and Friends Advisory Council for the The Kye Carpenter-Mark Pediatric AML Program. If interested, please email us at KyeCarpenter-MarkProgram@askican.org.

If you would like to become involved as a donor and supporter or a member of our Cancer Research Literature team as a Research Team Leader (medical school students, physicians, nurses, and post-docs only please), you may reach us at KyeCarpenter-MarkProgram@askican.org.


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