How to get help?
According to Dr. Boinon, if you are having trouble breaking the news of your cancer to your child or recognize a change in your child’s behaviour, it can be useful to seek professional help. In this video, Dr Boinon provides guidance to find out how and where to find the support services and assistance that you and your children might need.
What to avoid in telling your children about your cancer?
How to handle questions about death with children?
Getting help for yourself and for family and friends
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 detect when a child is distressed?
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