Talking about cancer with close friends and relatives
Deciding whether and when to talk about cancer with your loved ones is a personal decision. But keep in mind that friends and family can help you feel less isolated and can also help you unload your burden. Your cancer has an impact on your entourage and keeping your feelings bottled up can create misunderstandings and unease. Watch and learn as Dr. Boinon explains how to discuss your cancer with your relatives.
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?
How to get help?
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