Provide honest, accurate information at the child’s developmental level Keep children informed of the current medical status as you know it Let them know although the disease is serious, it does not necessarily mean the person will die Let them know what is being done to treat the illness Encourage them to ask questions Let [...]
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Your Child Has Been Diagnosed with Cancer. Now what? Life-altering does not even begin to describe what happens when your child receives a cancer diagnosis. Everything starts moving so fast. People are teaching you a whole new vocabulary you never wanted to learn. After my 8-year-old daughter, Colleen, was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in September 2007, [...]