How to cope with a childhood cancer diagnosis in the family

It doesn’t seem fair. Childhood should be filled with laughter, games and play. Being a kid shouldn’t include things like surgery and chemotherapy. But unfortunately, childhood cancer is the reality that many families face.

Sadness, denial, grief and anger wash over parents when they learn the news of a child diagnosed with cancer. And these feelings don’t just stay between the parents – it spider webs out and affects other family members, friends and the community.

Your child’s cancer team

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