What To Say When Mom Or Dad Has Cancer

KUHF's Carrie Feibel, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News and NPR, reports: "At any one time, an estimated 2.9 million children have a parent who has, or has had, cancer. Dozens of studies show that many of these children experience worry and stress, but that good communication can ease their fears and isolation, even up to the point of a parent’s death. Still, figuring out what to tell the kids – and when – is not an easy decision, and many parents who have cancer get little to no advice from their doctors about how to handle it" (Feibel, 7/30). Read the story.

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