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Annotated Bibliography: Money in Childhood Cancer February 8, 2011

Filed under: Resources — pmreddi @ 11:25 pm

Jonsen, Helen. “Childhood Cancer: Where’s The Money? – Forbes.com.” Information for the World’s Business Leaders – Forbes.com. Web. 08 Feb. 2011. <http://www.forbes.com/2008/09/11/pediatric-cancer-philanthropy-oped-cx_hj_0912jonsen.html&gt;.

This article is from Forbes magazine. Forbes is a respected business magazine, so it is a good source to find articles about finances. This article discusses the funding that pediatric receives as well as the financial burdens that fall upon parents. The beggining article is somewhat of an anecdote of a child who has cancer, ignores it and is diagnosed at a very late stage. In one month of symptoms their child must have reconstructive surgery. Then, the article changes voices, this child is the authors daughter. She goes on to speak of the financial and [emotional] difficulties cancer families have.

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