Magic Tree for Breast Cancer

The Magic Tree is an app created specifically for children ages 5-8 who have a mother with breast cancer. Developed by Celgene, with input from patient advocacy groups and experts in breast cancer, the Magic Tree, through animated videos, explains in an age-appropriate way what cancer is, how it affects the body, and provides an overview of the treatments for breast cancer, including chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery. Each time a child watches a video or plays one of the games, they receive a decoration for their tree. The Magic Tree emphasizes that cancer is not the child’s fault, it encourages kids to ask questions, and also provides guidelines for parents to have a family discussion about breast cancer.

Key Features:
• Series of animated educational videos:
- “Is It My Fault?” Explains that children are not at fault for their parent’s illness
- “Can You Catch Cancer?” Teaches children they can’t catch cancer from others
- “What Is Cancer?” Provides an overview of the disease
- “How Do You Treat Breast Cancer?” Details the treatments for breast cancer, including the side effects of chemotherapy
• 4 unique, colorful games
• A glossary of medical terms kids can understand
• Discussion Guide for Parents, including discussion guidelines based on the content in each chapter
• A list of support resources and breast cancer organizations for families
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Additional Information

Updated
February 23, 2018
Size
65M
Installs
100+
Current Version
2.17.0
Requires Android
4.1 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
Permissions
Offered By
Celgene Corporation
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