by Bonnie Indeck, LCSW
If you’re facing the challenge of parenting with cancer, you’re not alone – more than 1.5 million cancer survivors have children under the age of 18. Facing a cancer diagnosis can be difficult, but talking with your children about it may seem equally challenging.
by Samantha Burns Artherholt, PhD
For many of us, the holiday season is a wonderful time of year, bringing with it meaningful traditions and fun family gatherings. However, the holidays can also bring their share of stress, especially for cancer survivors who may be dealing with fatigue or other treatment-related side effects. Keep reading for advice on how to handle common holiday stressors and have a happy, healthy holiday season.
by Lynne M. Kaplan, PhD
Siblings often have a special bond. Even with all the bickering, the love between siblings is strong. When one of those siblings is diagnosed with cancer, their worlds change. While the family meets with the medical team and learns about the cancer and treatment, the children without cancer often aren’t included. Thus, the healthy siblings may wonder what’s going on with their brother or sister.
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