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10 Parenting Lessons We Can All Learn from Kids with Cancer

As a pediatric oncologist and palliative care specialist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Justin Baker, MD, works with patients and their families in the best and worst of times. When a child with cancer arrives at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, no one can predict if he or she will be one of the 80 percent of pediatric cancer patients who survive. So, Dr. Baker’s multi-disciplinary team creates positive moments for children facing life-threatening diseases. Here, he shares what he’s learned from his patients and their families.