Children with Cancer Who Taught Me about Life

This book is a nonfiction version of 2009 picture book Dogs Come to My Hospital. St.Luke’s International Hospital is the first medical institution in Japan which allowed therapy dogs to visit the pediatric ward where many children receive treatment for cancer, and they have an extensive team approach to ensure children’s quality of life even at the end of their lives. The book follows four brave children and their families for nine years and shows how their experiences at St. Luke’s have affected them.

(Kadokawa Publishing Co,2016)

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