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Posts by Kim Buff


Kim is the Founder & Executive Director of Momcology, a community-building nonprofit organization committed to supporting caregivers of children diagnosed with cancer through innovative peer-based programming. Kim is asked to advise, consult and contribute to many endeavors within the professional childhood cancer care community, she is currently a parent stakeholder on the implementation of the evidence-based Psychosocial Assessment Tool (PAT) in pediatric cancer, she serves on the Board of Directors of the Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2) and was appointed to the Children’s Oncology Group Patient Advocacy Committee (COG PAC). Kim recently co-authored an abstract on Momcology’s hospital-based support group program that will be presented at the International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP) in 2019. Kim’s survivor son, Matthew (ALL Leukemia), will be a Sophmore at Emory University this year where he is studying biology with a pre-med track. Kim is happy to report that both she and Matthew made it through Freshman year with flying colors.

Cataclysmic Attachment Trauma

by Kim Buff July 18, 2019

Having been in the cancer world for over a decade, and in the front-lines with families spanning that entire timeframe, I have had the opportunity to directly witness both personally and through association, the ongoing impacts of cataclysmic attachment.