Coping With ChemoTM
It’s hard enough being a teen, harder still to be a teen fighting cancer. In addition to having to undergo difficult treatments, teens struggle with fears about dying, and how to cope with nausea, vomiting, hair loss, loss of friends and normal life, and returning to school after extended absences.
That's why Starlight created Coping with Chemo™. Developed and written with input from teen cancer survivors and medical experts, Coping with Chemo is a series of online animated webisodes that chronicle the stories of two teens with cancer and their struggle to cope with their disease and treatment. Each webisode addresses a different topic, including getting diagnosed, side effects, telling friends, and celebrating the last treatment. Coping with Chemo also has FAQs to answer many of the questions teens their friends and family may have.
Coping with Chemo has won numerous awards, including two Web Marketing Association WebAwards for "Outstanding Website" and “Health Care Standard of Excellence;” "Best of Category" in the Horizon Interactive Awards,a "Merit Award" from One Show Interactive; an "official honoree" designation from the Webby Awards"Best Use of Animation or Motion Graphics;" and a Gold Summit Creative Award.