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Hospital, Hospice or Home: Choosing Where Your Child Dies

SueMcKechnieby Sue McKechnie, CKN Childhood Cancer Co-editor, Bereaved Parent

 

It’s a decision that you never thought you would have to make. A decision that most people cannot imagine. The unfortunate reality of childhood cancer is that not all children will survive.

 

When we were told there was no treatment options left for Shawn and that the tumour in his brain would eventually take his life, we were faced with the decision of whether he would spend his last days in the hospital, in a hospice centre or at home.

 

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