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Learn About Helping Kids Cope©
Written by Cancer Center Staff

Source: Cancer Resource Room

When The Parent Has Cancer
Having to tell your child that you have cancer is one of the most difficult tasks you might face. A few suggestions are:

  • For Parents - how to help your kids cope when you have been diagnosed with cancer
  • For teens - when your parent has cancer
  • For kids 7-11 years old- when your parent has cancer
  • Information for parents - how to help Kids 3-6 years old cope when the parent has cancer
  • Information for parents - how to help Toddlers cope when the parent has cancer

When the Child Has Cancer
A child who has cancer must deal with many physical and emotional issues. Children depend on their family to help them manage the stress. Here are a few suggestions to consider: