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Children With Cancer / Grief Process #295593

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 25, 1984
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(Studio) No. cancer cases diagnosed in children this year projected.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Westwood, New Jersey) Impact of cancer on patients' siblings examined; Mt. Sinai Hospital's counseling program to help other children in family deal with grieving process featured. [Brian WILDE, John BROOKS, Chrissy McBREARTY - describe their experiences with siblings' disease.] Group noted lead by Doctors Michael Wiener and Hadassah Gurfein; Gurfein's son mentioned a leukemia patient. [GURFEIN - discusses family's response to child's cancer and reaction of other siblings.] [Dawn HOUSTON - fears that she caused sister Theresa's leukemia; explains.] [Jeanette TRABILCY - describes cruelty of friends.] [Chris HOUSTON - notes Theresa's religious experience.] Theresa Houston's current status mentioned.
REPORTER: Joan Snyder

Schieffer, Bob;
Snyder, Joan

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