How to detect when a child is distressed?
Once you’ve told your child about your illness, it’s perfectly normal for him or her to feel sad, scared and even angry. However, if this situation persists and you and/or other people notice changes in your child’s behaviour, it’s important to seek professional help. Dr. Boinon helps you in this video on how to detect signs of distress.
What to avoid in telling your children about your cancer?
Telling your children about your illness
Dealing with family and friends
Knowing how to ask family and friends for help
Choosing a close friend or relative to talk to
When should you tell your close friends and relatives about your diagnosis?
Talking about cancer with close friends and relatives
How to get help?
How and when to explain your cancer to your child
What to explain to your child about your cancer
How to handle the questions from your child about your cancer?
Dealing with loved ones