Diane speaks with Dr. Roger Kligler who is living with advanced stage cancer on why he's suing the state of Massachusetts for the 'Right to Die' and with Dr Jessica Vitter, and intensive care and palliative care specialist on why better communication is so needed between doctors and patients facing end-of-life issues.
Guest Host: Lynn Neary
Today, more than 250,000 people are living proof of the great strides that have been made in the treatment of pediatric cancer. But along with the success stories come physical and mental health problems that may affect survivors throughout their lives. The co-authors of a new book offer advice to survivors and their parents on life after childhood cancer.
- Kathy Ruccione nursing administrator in the Childrens Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
- Wendy Hobbie associate director of the Pediatric Oncology Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Pennsylvania and the coordinator of the Follow-Up Program at Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
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