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Now that you have been diagnosed with cancer, you probably have many questions about sharing this information with your children. Learn how others have faced this situation so you can decide what is best for your family, whether your children are preschoolers, school-aged, or teens.

Our comprehensive resource offers guidance, information and resources to support the entire family, including how to talk to children about cancer.

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Telling others about your cancer
Helping children when a family member has cancer

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