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.
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
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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