Pediatric Cancer Care for Refugees

August 31, 2018 06:30 PM
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Dr. Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo and Dr. Sima Jeha with Global Pediatric Medicine at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital speak with host Rebecca Ward and VOA Medical Correspondent Carol Pearson about treating pediatric cancer patients in the most dire of circumstances - as refugees. They tell VOA that they have successfully treated hundreds of patients at the largest refugee camp in the world in Lebanon, and now hope to ramp up their efforts worldwide to provide treatment to other child refugees with cancer.