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Tips for Pediatric Specialists: Coping with the Tempermental Relationship You Have with Parents

You are a Pediatric Specialist.  You work in an office attached to a hospital, and you are an expert in your field.  You do amazing things.  You know the liver, heart, lungs, bone marrow, and tiny tiny cancer cells better than anyone and you know how good you are. Us parents aren’t trying to discount… Continue reading Tips for Pediatric Specialists: Coping with the Tempermental Relationship You Have with Parents

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Open Letter to Pediatric Physicians

Dear Pediatricians, First, let me start by thanking you.  You have gone into an impossible field that forces you to see children in pain or dying, and yet you come to work every day and provide care and work towards solutions for children.  You have to help demanding, angry, and scared parents, even when you… Continue reading Open Letter to Pediatric Physicians

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Childhood Cancer/Histiocyctosis and the tattoo covered scar it left behind.

Okay, so this going to be a heavy one.  Sorry in advance.   September is both Childhood Cancer Awareness Month AND Histiocytosis Awareness Month.  Most likely, you have never heard of Histiocytosis, and that’s cause it’s a REALLY rare cancer that mostly hits small children, usually infants and toddlers, and can show up with symptoms that… Continue reading Childhood Cancer/Histiocyctosis and the tattoo covered scar it left behind.