Location: Penn State Children's Hospital
For weeks, a pair of plain white steel beams have been collecting signatures of patients, staff, students, volunteers, donors and community members. On Oct. 24, the beams were hoisted into the air by a crane, then carefully lowered and guided into place atop Penn State Children’s Hospital.
Spirit of Children is making hospital stays more pleasant for kids and their families by raising funds to support Child Life programs at hospitals in local communities, including Penn State Children’s Hospital.
It hurts to think about anyone sexually abusing a child. But far too often, people don’t know what to do if they suspect a child is being harmed in such a manner. Whose responsibility is it to say something? And where can they turn?
As if it weren't hard enough to fight cancer as a kid, childhood cancer survivors are at a higher risk of developing physical and emotional difficulties once their treatment is complete. We learn more about these challenges and how professionals at Penn State Children’s Hospital navigate them from Dr. Smita Dandekar, director of the Pediatric Cancer Survivorship Clinic, and Amanda Musser, Four Diamonds social worker.