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.

Guests

  • 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

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Wayne Pacelle: “The Humane Economy”

Thursday, Apr 28 2016This has been a significant year for the animal rights movement. Sea World vowed to stop breeding orcas. And Walmart pledged to sell only cage-free eggs. The head of the Humane Society on how consumer pressure and innovation are driving animal protection.

Readers’ Review: “My Name Is Lucy Barton” By Elizabeth Strout

Wednesday, Apr 27 2016For our April Readers’ Review: the latest novel by the author of "The Burgess Boys" and the Pulitzer-Prize winning "Olive Kitteridge." It's the story of a woman who escapes a troubled childhood and becomes a writer. A surprise visit from her mother opens a portal to her past and awakens a subtle tenderness between them. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of "My Name Is Lucy Barton."