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Cancer & the Family

Multi generational family sitting at a table
Everyone in the family is affected when someone is diagnosed with cancer
When I found out I had cancer the first thing that I thought about was ... how do I tell my kids
A cancer diagnosis and it's treatment side effects can affect everyone in the family. In this section you can find information about:

  • information and resources for family caregivers
  • tips for talking to children and teens about a cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • link to our children's website
  • resources to help teens understand the facts and their feelings when cancer affects the family

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