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“Children with Cancer and Their Super Siblings”

“Children with Cancer and Their Super Siblings”

There is nothing more tragic than witnessing any child (especially your child) having to battle cancer. With blood cancer (leukemia and lymphoma)being the most common cancer in children we see this far too often. A diagnoses of cancer impacts the entire family, including the brothers and sisters of children diagnosed with cancer. What about those super siblings? Melanie Goldish, as a mother of a pediatric cancer patient learned first-hand about how overwhelming the fight against cancer can be. It is very draining to attend to all the needs of the child with cancer, understand all the medical information and make decisions on treatment, let alone find the energy necessary to be fully present with the other children as well. Melanie not only identified the issues involving siblings, she came up with a solution. Melanie founded SuperSibs to honor, support and recognize these special children - the brothers and sisters who wonder in the background, "What about me?" Melanie joins Charlene a