Empowerment through recognition. Children with lung cancer are often misdiagnosed, not diagnosed, or diagnosed when its too late.
I would like parents and guardians to be alert and aware when symptoms present themselves. Be ready to ask questions and prepared to demand answers.
While completing my dissertation during graduate school, I became saddened by the attention not being paid to our most vulnerable citizens, children. As I continued to write and research, my heart became heavy and I truly wanted to make a difference. I believe the only way to make a change is through education, awareness, and promoting self efficacy. Though simple, I believe this book can provide a start for empowerment through awareness and promote good respiratory health for our children..