Webinar – Interventions for Adolescents and Young Adults Living with Cancer by CANSA TLC
CANSA TLC is proud have hosted a webinar:
“The Science and Practice Of ‘Beat-The Odds’:
Psychosocial Interventions For Adolescents And Young Adults Diagnosed With Cancer”
The webinar featured Mariusz Wirga, M.D. a psychiatrist, psycho-oncologist, cognitive-behavioural therapist, supervisor and trainer.
He was joined by childhood cancer survivor, Mariska Schultz who is now a qualified dietician at the North West Department of Health and Anina Meiring, CANSA National Manager: Childhood Cancer Services.
The purpose of the webinar was to learn about the web-based interventions and resources CANSA TLC will offer to help build resilience for young adults to cope with cancer. The objective was to address the specific unique needs of adolescents and young adults, when diagnosed with cancer.