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Candlelighters supports,serves and advocates for children and adolescents with cancer and other blood disorders, their families, long term survivors, bereaved families, and the professionals that care for them.
*Link child to child, parent to parent, family to family, group to group
*Ease frustration and fears through shared emotions and experience
*Exchange information on research, treatmentand community resources
*Break down the social and isolation of families
*Provide guidance in coping with childhood cancer's effecton a child, parent, siblings, and family
*Identify patient and family needs so that medical and social systems respond adequately
*Are an emotional support system of second families
Candlelighters is a voice in our community for pediaric cancer families and survivors to the general public, the medical community, goverment, schools, empolyers and the media.