Talking to kids about cancer: a guide for people with cancer, their families and friends

by O'Callaghan, Vivienne (ed.)

Cancer Council NSW, Woolloomooloo, NSW, 2010

This book is for anyone who needs to talk to a young person about an adult with cancer, providing a starting point and some ideas to ease the way. It covers the entire cancer journey, from breaking the news about a cancer diagnosis to coping with life after treatment. It includes many family stories, ideas from other parents, and suggested wording for answers to questions that children could ask.

Categories: Childcare, Relationships

Subjects: Cancer, Children, Communication, Coping strategies, Death, Emotions, Grief, Information provision, Parenting, Psychological aspects, Relationships, Self help, Youth

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Last Updated: 19 August, 2015 2:50 pm