Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer
CANCER FAMILIES – PROCESSING A CANCER DIAGNOSIS – TOGETHER:
How can children be told about a parent/family member’s cancer diagnosis? How will children react to the discussion?
It all depends on how the adults close to them are able to handle the crisis. There is stress, intense feelings of fear, and uncertainty about what lies ahead.
How do parents continue to prepare their child/children for what lies ahead with treatment and beyond?
Hopefully, the following resource information can offer guidance and help to answer these important questions:
Additional Assistance Resource Reading:
Brochures and Fact Sheets: –
For children and Teens
Note: If you are looking for books for adults or children (age 3 – 5), a list of books is available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.