Parental Cancer: Questions and Answers About Changes in Family Rhythms and Routines
Talking with your family about cancer and the emotions that arise is not a one-time discussion, but rather a series of talks that will continue through your treatment.
For Kids: When Someone You Love Has Cancer
If someone you love has cancer, you probably feel sad, angry, and confused. It's OK to feel this way. Cancer is a serious disease. Your loved one is sick. He or she will need to see the healthcare provider a lot. It can help to learn more about cancer.
For Teens: What to Expect If Your Loved One Has Cancer
If you are curious about your loved one's treatment, you may want to ask if you can go with him or her to a clinic visit or any of the other appointments he or she may have. Your loved one may not want you to come, or he or she may be happy that you're interested.